vine, Asiatic Jasmine's jade-green (1-2 inch) leaves form a dense mat of soft foliage that controls both
the plant is adorned by small,
blossoms on its upper stems.
Lovely in containers and hanging baskets, the patio of a harsh, urban environment suits Asiatic Jasmine just fine as will an island with heavy traffic.
If given support and guidance, Asiatic Jasmine can climb 8-10 feet, flourishing in
Asiatic Jasmine will tolerate
and even some
as well as
a beach, not on
Willing to tolerate deep shade, Asiatic Jasmine will also put up with
if kept adequately watered,
but her preference will be
moderately shady situations
in hotter climates as well as regular watering and a rich, loamy soil.
Still, preferences aside, Asiatic Jasmine will put up with
just about any soil
provided it is not soaking wet.
Her real appeal lies in her versatility as both a robust groundcover and a
high enough to provide shade or covering for any structure.
Vibrant green hues make her a year-round beauty in any garden.
Things to Note
Asiatic Jasmine is slow at establishment, so you may wish to consider closer spacing.
You will also want to plan for abundant watering the first season.
After establishment, it needs much less water, even
Japanese Star Jasmine is not the same as Star Jasmine (AKA Trachelospermum jasminoides, Confederate Jasmine).
If you are considering purchasing this plant in bare root form,
about bare root plants
so you know what to expect.