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Trachelospermum jasminoides (Chinese Jasmine, Confererate Jasmine)

Trachelospermum jasminoides (Chinese Jasmine, Confererate Jasmine)
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Type Climber, Evergreen, Flowering
Form Spreading arching
Size Climbing or Spreading Plant
Colours White Flowers (Summer), Dark green Foliage
Care Medium - high
Hardiness Half hardy, Tender Exotic
Growth Medium Growing Plant
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Trachelospermum jasminoides Description

This climber produces masses of white deeply scented trumpets of blossom in mid through late summer. When not in flower Trachelospermum also has luxuriant dark green pointed foliage with takes on an attractive burnt red tint during the winter mnoths.


Trachelospermum jasminoides - Cultivation Notes

Trachelospermum requires a planting in warm sheltered location with it roots in a well drained soil if it is the survive the British winter. A south facing wall is ideal where new growth can be tied in and controlled. Soil should be reasonably fertile and an occasional compost mulch will help fertility.


Strengths, Weaknesses & Design Usage


Strengths of Trachelospermum jasminoides:

  • Scented blossom
  • Evergreen foliage for all year round colour and screening

Weaknesses of Trachelospermum jasminoides

  • Tender exotic suitable only for very mild areas
  • Will not tolerate exposed, cold or hot and sunny locations
  • Does not tolerate very dry or very wet soils

Design & Plant Use for Trachelospermum jasminoides:

  • Flowering climbing plant for added interest on walls and structures
  • Flowering climbing plant for added interest on walls and structures
  • Ideal for informal cottage garden style planting
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Common Missspellings: Traccelospermum, Trackelospermum

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