Angel Wing Jasmine
Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat or containers.
|Botanical Pronunciation||JAS-mi-num NIT-id-um|
|Lore||Ancient Persians steeped jasmine flowers in sesame oil and the English made it into a salve to soften and scent leather gloves in the 17th century.|
|Average Size at Maturity||Moderate growing; reaches 10 to 15 ft. long, 3 to 4 ft. wide.|
|Design Ideas||This plant is part shrub and part vine. Though not a vigorous climber, it can manage to work its way up a chain-link fence. Gorgeous when draped in a thick bower of foliage and flower over low walls or cascading off raised planters. This Jasmine can serve as a groundcover in beds around living spaces where its fragrance is heady and wonderful. Use as a filler between more upright flowering shrubs. Also reliable on partially shaded banks and slopes.|
|Flower Attribute||Fragrant, Showy Flowers|
|Garden Style||Cottage, Tropical|
|Landscape Use||Border, Container, Espalier, Mass Planting, Hillside, Coastal Exposure, Ground Cover|
|Light Needs||Full sun|
|Soil Needs||Tree & Shrub Food|
|Special Feature||Easy Care, Tolerates Poor Soils, Waterwise, Year-round Interest, Pet Friendly|
|Watering Needs||Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat or containers.|
|Key Feature||Showy, Fragrant Flowers|
Thrives in enriched, well-drained soils. Water deeply and regularly during the first growing season to establish an extensive root system; reduce frequency once established. Feed with a general purpose fertilizer before new growth begins in spring.
This Plant's Growing Zones: 10 - 11