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JASMINUM officinale affine

Commonly known as Common white jasmine, Jessamine, Poet's jasmine jasmine



Hardy, white scented
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£14.00 each
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Available autumn 2019
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2 to 3 Litre

  • Deciduous - opposite, pinnate, mid-green leaves composed of 5-9 elliptic leaflets to 6cm (2½in) long with sharp, long points.
  • White - pink tinged.
  • Height - 12m (39ft)
  • Climber - Some of these climbing plants will need trellis or wire supports if grown on walls or fences. Other grow aerial roots and are self-clinging - vigorous, twining climber. Clusters of up to 5 flowers to 4cm (1½in) across. Black berries.
  • Hardy - average winter - Hardy through most of the UK apart from inland valleys, at altitude and central/northerly locations. May suffer foliage damage and stem dieback in harsh winters in cold gardens. Plant can withstand temperatures down to -10°C (14°F)
  • Full sun
  • Partial shade
  • Additional Features - Good to know - possibly introduced as long ago as the 1500s. Wildlife plant - insects.
  • Medicinal properties - the aroma is described as calming and soothing without being soporific.
  • Pests & Diseases - aphids, mealybugs.
  • Place of origin - Caucasus, northern Iran, Afghanistan, Himalayas, westen China.
  • Garden Location/Conditions - Greenhouse / conservatory - Not the sort of plants to be grown outside where there are likely to be frosts. These plants need to be grown in a conservatory or cool greenhouse or at least brought inside for the winter - loam-based compost. Bright, filtered light.
  • Hardiness - Frost hardy (down to -5) -
  • Is Scented Plant - Scented flowers - very fragrant.
  • Soil Conditions - Fertile well drained soil
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Leaves variegated and suffused with yellow
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Commonly known as: Common jasmine, Jessamine.
Yellow foliage in spring with orange young growth. Leaves turn lime-green in summer and gold in autumn
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