Trachelospermum jasminoides     (tray-kell-lo-SPER-mum jazz-min-OY-dees)

Evergreen      Sun or shade                   Vine                                          Spacing 3-5 FEET


HABIT:  Fast-growing, open, climbing vine, dark green leaves, white flowers in summer. Will bloom in sun or shade. Requires support to climb.

CULTURE:        Well-prepared, well-drained beds. Moderate water and fertilizer needs.

USES:              Climbing vine for fence, trellis, pole, or decorative screen.

PROBLEMS:     Very few. Can get into trees and be a little of a maintenance issue.

NOTES:            Yellow jasmine (T. mandaianum) is lemon scented and even more cold tolerant.


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