Low maintenance hardy climber covered with masses of sweet-scented white flowers and pink buds in spring and summer. Fast-growing and vigorous, it can reach 6m unclipped; train it along fences, into trees, or prune to size. Should come through a light overnight frost in a sheltered garden.
Jasminum polyanthum - jasmine APPEARANCE: Evergreen climber with clusters of strongly-scented white-pink flowers in spring and summer. Dainty fern-like foliage. Vigorous - so use caution when planting in more rural gardens close to bushland. USES: Over archways and rambling over a trellis, climbing through taller shrubs and trees; also suited to containers around the patio with a frame to climb up. PLANTING: This climber prefers a full sun to partly shaded position in the garden, Plant in free draining soil rich in organic matter. Protect from frost. CARE: Mulch and water well, until plant becomes established. Feed with a controlled release fertiliser after flowering for best results. Growth can be prolific, trim to shape as required. HEIGHT & WIDTH: up to 6 m H x 4 m W. YOUR PLANTS: These plants are tubestock plants, with young healthy roots that will establish quickly in your garden. The pot size is 42 mm wide and 80 mm high. You can see an example in the image gallery.