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GELSEMIUM sempervirens

Commonly known as False yellow jasmine

Hardy only in the milder locations on a sunny wall this attractive climber has fragrant long yellow funnel-shaped flowers
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Availability yet to be determined - We don't yet know when or if this plant is coming back into stock
£15.00 each

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  • Evergreen - oblong to narrowly ovate leaves to 5cm (2in) long
  • Yellow
  • Height - 3-6m (10-20ft)
  • Spread - 2m (6½ft)
  • 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 - twining perennial with stems that spiral anti-clockwise. Produces clusters 5-8cm (2-3in) across of flowers 3cm (1¼in) long
  • Herbaceous - Early in the year, typically January till end of March, herbaceous plants might be supplied in 9cm pots to ensure timely despatch.
  • Half hardy - unheated greenhouse / mild winter - Hardy in coastal and relatively mild parts of the UK except in severe winters and a risk from sudden (early) frosts. May be hardy elsewhere with wall shelter or good micro-climate. Likely to be damaged or killed in cold winters. Plant can withstand temperatures down to -5°C (23°F)
  • Against a wall - shelter from cold, drying winds
  • Full sun - shelter from cold, drying winds
  • Partial shade
  • Caution, toxic if eaten - Do not eat these plants.
  • Additional Features - Pests & Diseases - - scale insects, whiteflies under glass
  • Place of origin - southeastern USA, Mexico, Guatemala
  • Hardiness - Frost hardy (down to -5) -
  • Pruning group - Pruning group 8
    Suitable for: Wall trained shrubs and less vigorous climbers.
    Action: For climbers 'spur prune' by cutting back 3-4 buds of the permanent framework. For wall trained shrubs cut back flowered shoots to within 2-4 buds of permanent framework.
    When: Annually after flowers if on previous year's growth, or in late Winter or Spring if on current year's growth.

    RHS group 12 & 13
  • Scented Plants - Scented flowers -
  • Seasonal Interest - Spring -
  • Summer
  • Soil Conditions - Fertile well drained soil - - moderately fertile
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3-6m (10-20ft)
Herbaceous - guide for size not form Average Person
  2m (6½ft)
 

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