Gelsemium rankinii & Gelsemium sempervirens
Full sun, Partial sun
Water regularly to maintain evenly moist soil - weekly, or more often.
|Botanical Pronunciation||jel-SE-mi-um RAN-kin-eye, jel-SEM-ee-um sem-per-VEY-renz|
|Average Size at Maturity||Fast growing vine; twining stems reach 10 to 15 ft. tall, 7 to 12 ft. wide.|
|Bloom Time||Spring, repeating in late summer to fall.|
|Flower Attribute||Fragrant, Long Bloom Season, Showy Flowers|
|Garden Style||Cottage, Rustic|
|Landscape Use||Container, Erosion Control, Espalier, Firescaping/Fire Wise, Green Wall, Mass Planting, Privacy Screen, Very Wet Areas, Woodland Garden, Ground Cover|
|Light Needs||Full sun, Partial sun|
|Special Feature||Easy Care, Fruit Poisonous, Naturalizes Well, North American Native Selection, Tolerates Wet Soils, Fast Growing|
|Watering Needs||Water regularly to maintain evenly moist soil - weekly, or more often.|
Thrives in enriched, slightly acidic, evenly moist, well-drained soil. Water deeply, regularly during first growing season to establish extensive root system. Provide support such as trellis or arbor, or allow to ramble on the ground. Prune annually to control size. Sap may irritate; protect skin when pruning. Not fit for human or animal consumption.
This Plant's Growing Zones: 7 - 9