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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Ultimate height4–8 metres
Time to ultimate height5–10 years
Ultimate spread2.5–4 metres
MoistureMoist but well–drained, Well–drained
pHAcid, Alkaline, Neutral
Colour & scent
- Full sun
- Partial shade
- Native to the UK
- Semi evergreen
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
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How to grow
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.
Suggested planting locations and garden types
- Low Maintenance
- Wall side borders
- Hedging and screens
Prune thin or old shoots after flowering
May be susceptible to honey fungus (rarely)
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