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Climber Wall Shrub

Jasminum beesianum

red jasmine

J. beesianum is a woody, twining climber, with dark, dull green ovate leaves, and cymes of small red, salveform, fragrant flowers from early summer. May be deciduous in colder areas of the UK.

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Size
Ultimate height
4–8 metres
Time to ultimate height
5–10 years
Ultimate spread
2.5–4 metres
Growing conditions
Chalk
Clay
Loam
Sand
Moisture
Moist but well–drained, Well–drained
pH
Acid, Alkaline, Neutral
Colour & scent
StemFlowerFoliageFruit
Spring Green
Summer Red Green
Autumn Green Black
Winter
Position
  • Full sun
  • Partial shade
Aspect

South–facing

Exposure
Sheltered
Hardiness
H5
Botanical details
Family
Oleaceae
Native to the UK
No
Foliage
Semi evergreen
Habit
Climbing
Genus

Jasminum are evergreen or deciduous shrubs, many climbing by twining stems bearing usually pinnate leaves, and star-shaped white, pink or yellow flowers, which are sometimes very fragrant. Fruit a black berry

Name status

Correct

Plant range
China

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How to grow

Cultivation

Best grown in fertile, well drained sun in full sun or partial shade, in a sheltered postion. Will tolerate most soil types. Deciduous in cold areas.

Propagation

Propagate by semi-hardwood cutting or layering

Suggested planting locations and garden types
  • Low Maintenance
  • Wall side borders
  • Hedging and screens
Pruning

Prune thin or old shoots after flowering

Pests

Generally pest free

Diseases

Generally disease free

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