Arabian jasmine

Jasminum sambac

Arabian jasmine - Jasminum sambac

Common Name: Arabian jasmine
Genus: Jasminum
Species: sambac

Category: Houseplants
Features: Long flowering period

Hardiness: TenderHeight: 3.00 m (300 cm)
Sun/Shade: Full sun or Partial shadeSpread: 3.00 m (300 cm)

Flowering Period: July to September

Soil Moisture: Moist, but well drained

  • Rate of Growth: Average
An evergreen twining climber with attractive dark evergreen leaves that can easily be trained to a frame. Highly scented star-shaped white flowers appear during summer and often fade to a soft pink as they age. A good choice for covering the wall of an unheated conservatory.

Garden Care: Grow in a pot on a sunny patio with shade from midday sun during the summer and move to a protected spot with a minimum temperature of 15C during the winter. Feed every two weeks during the growing season with a balanced liquid fertiliser. Prune to fit the growing frame in late winter or early spring.

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