Friends of the Port St Lucie Botanical Gardens

Confederate Jasmine/Star-Jasmine

Trachelospermum jasminoides 

  • Family name: Apocynaceae
  • Origin: Tropical Asia
  • Dimensions:  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
  • New leaves are glossy light green and the mature leaves are a lustrous dark green, to 3 inches long, highly prized for its heavily scented clusters of white, phlox-like flowers blooming in spring and summer, attract bees
    Moderate to fast growing, prefers sun to partial shade, drought tolerant 

  • Hardiness for zones 8a to 11
  • All parts of plant are poisonous if ingested, handling plant may cause skin irritation or allergic reaction

Confederate Jasmine/Star-Jasmine

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