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Showy Jasmine

Jasminum floridum

A versatile mounding shrub, its arching branches can be trained as a vine or used to cover banks. Handsome for its profusion of late spring through summer blooms. Semi-evergreen.
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Full sun

Once established, needs only occasional watering.


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Botanical PronunciationJAS-mi-num FLOR-ih-dum
LoreLegendary fragrance of jasmine has figured largely in the spiritual writings of both Asian and Arabian cultures.
Average Size at MaturityFast-growing shrub to 3 to 4 ft. high and wider.
Bloom TimeSpring and summer
Design IdeasThis shrub Jasmine is a lazy climber for wire fences or low walls. Also makes a fine landscape shrub with fragrant blossoms that can spread out over a large area. Great for tops of banks, on slopes or anywhere it can sprawl.
Deciduous/ EvergreenSemi-evergreen
Flower AttributeFlowers for Cutting, Fragrant, Showy Flowers
Flower ColorYellow
Foliage ColorGreen
Garden StyleAsian/Zen
Growth RateFast
Landscape UseBorder, Espalier, Hedge, Cutting Garden
Light NeedsFull sun
Soil NeedsTree & Shrub Food
Special FeatureWaterwise, Pet Friendly
Water NeedsLow
Watering NeedsOnce established, needs only occasional watering.
Companion PlantsPlant this Jasmine with other plants that cover large areas of ground with powerful color such as the blue Royal Cape Plumbago (Plumbago auriculata 'Monott'), Flower CarpetTM Pink Groundcover Rose (Rosa x 'Noatraum') and Confetti Spreading Lantana (Lantana x 'Confetti'). Also works well on banks with shrubby Raspberry Ice Bougainvillea (Bougainvillea 'Raspberry Ice') and White Banksian Rose (Rosa banksiae 'Alba Plena').

Follow a regular watering schedule during the first growing season to establish a deep, extensive root system. Watering can be reduced after establishment. Feed with a general purpose fertilizer before new growth begins in spring.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 7-9

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