TRACHELOSPERMUM asiaticum 'Tricolor'

Commonly known as Chinese jasmine

New growth is pink, fading to white, later mottled green and white
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TRACHELOSPERMUM asiaticum 'Tricolor'

 
  • Evergreen
    Oval, glossy, dark green leaves to 5cm (2in) long
  • Height
    1-2m (3-6ft)
  • 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, twining climber. Produces 5-petalled flowers with cylindrical tubes to 2cm (¾in) across
  • 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
    Shelter from cold winds.
  • Partial shade
  • Additional Features
    Pests & Diseases - none if grown outside
  • Place of origin
    Korea, Japan
  • 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
    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
  • Soil Conditions
    Fertile well drained soil
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