Jasminum polyanthumItem #4658 USDA Hardiness Zone: 8 - 11
A fast-growing vine prized for its glossy green foliage and spectacular display of pink buds that open to intensely fragrant white flowers. The presence of both bloom and bud throughout the flowering season gives it a wonderful bicolor effect. Train on a trellis or arbor as a climber, or allow to roam unsupported as a groundcover. Semi-evergreen.
- OverviewLight Needs:Partial to full sunWatering Needs:Water regularly to maintain evenly moist soil - weekly, or more often.Average Landscape Size:Vigorous twining stems quickly climb 20 to 25 ft. tall, with support.
- DetailBotanical Pronunciation:JAS-mi-num pol-i-AN-thumDeciduous/evergreen:EvergreenSunset climate zones:5 - 9, 12 - 24, 28, 31Growth habit:TrailingGrowth rate:FastAverage landscape size:Vigorous twining stems quickly climb 20 to 25 ft. tall, with support.Foliage color:GreenBlooms:Late Winter through Early SummerFlower color:WhiteDesign IdeasA most popular Jasmine, with its abundant fragrant flowers and willingness to withstand mild frosts. Use to dress up old fences, train over gateways and up posts, columns and trellage. Train on an arbor, where light lacy quality offers filtered sun below. Particularly lovely on walls bearing grid trellis and when draped over windows so the fragrance wafts inside.Companion PlantsClematis (Clematis); Hibiscus (Hibiscus); Crape Myrtle (Lagerstroemia); Rose (Rosa); Heavenly Bamboo (Nandina)
- CareCare InformationThrives in enriched, lightly moist, well-drained soils; avoid soggy soils. Best in full sun in cool coastal regions; benefits from some shade in hot, dry inland areas. Prune after flowering to shape and control size. May be semi-deciduous in Zone 8 winters; overwinter indoors in colder regions. As a houseplant, mist periodically.Pruning time: fall after flowering.Light Needs:Partial to full sunWatering Needs:Water regularly to maintain evenly moist soil - weekly, or more often.