TRACHELOSPERMUM jasminoides 'Star of Toscane'

Commonly known as Chinese jasmine

Creamy-yellow fragrant flowers
Further Reading....
  • Evergreen
    Oval leaves to 10cm (4in)
  • Yellow
    Butter-yellow
  • Height
    8m (26ft)
  • Spread
    3m (10ft)
  • 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
    Woody-stemmed, twining climber. 5-petalled flowers to 2.5cm (1in) across
  • 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
  • Full sun
    Will not tolerate cold winds
  • Partial shade

TRACHELOSPERMUM jasminoides 'Star of Toscane'

 

 

  • Additional Features
    Good to know
    Can be pruned to a manageable size
    Pests & Diseases
    None if grown outside
    Place of origin
    China, Korea, Japan. Garden origin. Italy
  • 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
    In areas with severe frosts. Use loam-based compost (JI No.3) in full light with shade from hot sun
  • Hardiness
    Frost hardy (down to -5)
  • Pruning group
    Pruning group 6
    Suitable for: Evergreen shrubs or climbers that need little to no pruning.
    Action: Trim back shoots that spoil symmetry and to fit available space.
    When: Annually after flowering if on previous year's growth, or in later Winter or Spring if flowering on current year's growth, or as requires.

    RHS group 9 & 11
  • Scented Plants
    Scented flowers
  • Seasonal Interest
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  • Soil Conditions
    Fertile well drained soil
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