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Commonly known as Jasmine, Jessamine
Evergreencan drop its leaves in cold areas. Opposite, ovate to lance-shaped dark-green leaves to 5cm (2in) long.
ClimberSome of these climbing plants will need trellis or wire supports if grown on walls or fences. Other grow aerial roots and are self-clingingTwining, woody climber. Produces clusters of 3 flowers 1cm (½in) across.
Hardy - average winterHardy 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)
Additional FeaturesPests & DiseasesAphids, mealybugs.Place of originSouthwestern China.
HardinessFrost hardy (down to -5)
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Scented PlantsScented flowers
Soil ConditionsFertile well drained soil