This is star jasmine, an evergreen vine. It gets these wonderfully scented white pinwheel flowers.
Once your star Jasmine vine is established, these are incredibly fast-growing. They can grow six feet in a single season.
Star Jasmine is Hardy in zones eight to 11 but can also be grown in zone 7 on the south side of a building where you don’t get the Northland.
Star Jasmine would need at least a half a day Sun and then grow a full Sun with no problem.
If you put it in less than a half a day Sun though, you’re probably going to lose some of the flowers, and it’s going to end up a much thinner vine being an evergreen vine star jasmine has a lot of different uses.
This plant grows readily on any porch rail any arbour. It also makes an excellent screening plant. If you can build a wire fence and grow this plant, it makes a very narrow screen for you that ends up quite thick.
So that’s an excellent use for it.
It also works well in a container, probably not in zone seven or eight because the box freezes solid it would kill this plant.
Of course, this Jasmine vine’s main feature is these incredibly fragrant white pinwheel-shaped flowers that have a perfect fragrance to them. They come out in the late spring, and in the summer, they bloom very heavily early and then have residual flowers throughout the summer.
Also, if you like the jasmine plant, I suggest you discover the Indian Jasmine, Indian Jasmine is a type of white Jasmine, a plant boiled in the shape of a tree. This shrub consists of a light stem and a tapered leaf, and its flowers are white with a yellow heart.
And then, of course, this is an evergreen vine, so unlike roses or clematis or anything like that, it will go dormant in the wintertime. This keeps its foliage, which is one of the main reasons it could be used as a screening plant.
Star Jasmine is very industrial. I think you have a hard time killing it as long as you were not planting it in a very cold country.
Just don’t plant it too deep or overwater it or over multi Jasmine will be extremely drought tolerant. When I say extremely drought tolerant, I mean that it’s not going to die from being dry for a prolonged period. Still, it will take some of the vigorous growth out of it, probably reduce the number of flowers you’re getting, and it will lose some foliage in the middle.
You’ll start to get some red leaves in the middle, and this thing is dry if you see that happening.
You want to drag a water hose to it and drown the space around it you fertilizer star Jasmine in the early spring with any slow-release fertilizer that lasts three to four months. Just know that when you fertilize this plant, who will put on even more growth in a single season.
So you may want to go light on the fertilizer to keep you know the nice rich green colour on it.
But not to make it grow so crazily these can be pruned pretty much any time you’d want to. I wouldn’t fall pruning. I would be more vulnerable to cold damage in that situation, but after this initial flowering in the spring.
You can go after this as hard as you need to. I’ve had to cut mine virtually back to the ground before to save the rails it was climbing on. There not a lot of pests on these Confederate Jasmine. I do see whiteflies on them occasionally if they’re in a space where the air doesn’t move around them readily, and they can’t get some scale insects. It’s usually just not that big of a deal.
This is a plant that would probably be susceptible to root rot if you put. It is a spot that stayed wet continuously.
And this plant is deer-proof.
So what are you waiting for even you can grow the beautiful evergreen super fragrant star or confederate Jasmine.
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