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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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Estimated availability autumn 2020 - Not yet confirmed. Could be any time between September and December.
£14.50 each

Delivery Information Estimated availability autumn 2020
plant size comparison icon 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) -
  • Scented Plants - Scented flowers - - very fragrant.
  • Seasonal Interest - Autumn -
  • Summer
  • Soil Conditions - Fertile well drained soil -
  • Wildlife - Bee friendly -
Jasmine - Care Guide

Buy Varieties of JASMINUM officinale affine

JASMINUM officinale affine 'Clotted Cream'

JASMINUM officinale affine 'Clotted Cream'  >

Commonly known as: Common jasmine, Jessamine.
Superb variety with delicate fragrant pastel cream flowers
£15.50 each
Available again from NOVEMBER / DECEMBER 2020 - These plants are currently unavailable but will be dispatched in November/December

JASMINUM officinale affine 'Fiona Sunrise'  AWARD

JASMINUM officinale affine 'Fiona Sunrise'  >

Commonly known as: Common jasmine, Jessamine.
Yellow foliage in spring with orange young growth. Leaves turn lime-green in summer and gold in autumn
£15.50 each
Gift Wrapping available on this plant

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