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Jasminum polyanthum Chinese jasmine
China; 4 -5m
Planting position: Full sun or semi-shade.Ideal for areas with high summer rainfall and without severe frost.Wind-protected area.
Requires summer- and winter watering, during dry spells especially.Soil, enriched with plenty compost.Twice-a-year-applications of complete fertiliser.Shape prune lightly after flowering.
Propagate from summer- or spring semi-hardwood cuttings.
During winter and spring masses of soft pink and white scented flowers are produced. The evergreen leaves are dark green with leaflets.