JASMINUM polyanthum

Commonly known as Jasmine, Jessamine

Best white scented jasmine for the greenhouse
Further Reading....

JASMINUM polyanthum

  • Evergreen
    Opposite, deep-green leaves composed of 5-7 leaflets, to 8cm (3in) long.
  • White
    From pink buds.
  • Height
    3m (10ft) or more.
  • 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. Abundant flowers to 2cm (¾in) wide in panicles to 10cm (4in) long.
  • Tender - cool or frost free greenhouse Tolerant of low temperatures, but not surviving being frozen. Except in frost-free inner-city areas or coastal extremities requires glasshouse conditions. Plant can withstand temperatures down to 1°C (34°F)
  • Full sun
  • Partial shade
  • Additional Features
    Good to know - best in a temperate or warm glasshouse.
  • Pests & Diseases
    aphids, mealybugs.
  • Place of origin
    western and southwest 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
  • Hardiness
    Half hardy (down to 0)
  • Leaf form
    Pinnate see photos above
  • Leaf shape
    Lanceolate see photos above
  • Scented Plants
    Scented flowers - very fragrant.
  • Seasonal Interest
  • Summer
  • Soil Conditions
    Fertile well drained soil

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