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CONFEDERATE JASMIINE OR STAR JASMINE (Trachelospermum jasminoides) Z 8-11



 
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CONFEDERATE JASMIINE OR STAR JASMINE (Trachelospermum jasminoides) Z 8-11
WE RAISE THESE IN Starter Plant Plugs in six packs, 3-4" pots, Quarts, and  Gallons  Confederate jasmine or star jasmine (Trachelospermum jasminoides) is highly prized for its heavily scented clusters of phlox-like flowers, which bloom on twining stems in spring and summer. It is hardy in Central and Coastal South Carolina, but tender in the Piedmont.
Mature Height/Spread: When supported, this twining vine reaches up to 20 feet. Without support and with some tip-pinching, it is a spreading shrub or groundcover, 1½ to 2 feet tall and 4 to 5 feet wide. The new leaves are glossy light green and the mature leaves are a lustrous dark green, to 3 inches long. The 1-inch white flowers appear in small clusters on short side branches and they are attractive to bees. Zone 8-10.

Intensely fragrant Confederate jasmine flowers. This is a moderate to fast growing plant.
Landscape Use: Outdoors, Confederate jasmine can frame porches, accent trellises or, screen fences and walls, or be used as a groundcover. Indoors, the vine will spill over the edges of hanging containers, or it can be trained on a small trellis.
Cultivation: Confederate jasmine prefers sun to partial shade. A moist but well-drained soil to which leaf mold has been added is best. Yellowish leaves indicate the need for fertilizer, which should be applied in spring. Tie the stems to a fairly heavy support. The vine won't climb masonry. Pinch the tips to stimulate lateral growth and prune after flowering if necessary to restrain growth. If the vine is grown as a groundcover, trim the upward-twining stems. Additional plants can be propagated from stem cuttings.
Indoors, Confederate jasmine grows best in bright indirect or curtain-filtered sunlight except in winter, when they need at least four hours of direct sunlight a day. Night temperatures of 50 to 55 °F and day temperatures of 68 to 72 °F are ideal.


We combine shipping: FOR 3" AND 1 GAL.=$6.50 for the first one bought, $3 each for all other purchases this size.  
Example: 3 bought=$6.50+$3+$3=total ship $12.50.  SHIPPING COSTS ARE $8.50 & $5 FOR THE LARGER BUCKETS.  Costs for larger plants are seen at check out.

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