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Trachelospermum jasminoides Valley Lights

Botanical Name: Common Names:
Trachelospermum jasminoides Valley Lights Chinese Star Jasmine, Star Jasmine, Star Jessamine,
Native: Foliage Type:
No Evergreen
Plant Type: Plant Habit:
Climbers, Groundcovers, Hedging / Screening Climbing / Twining, Dense, Spreading

Versatile plant used widely as a groundcover or twining climber. Glossy variegated green, yellow and cream foliage and fragrant white star shaped jasmine flowers during Summer and Autumn. Plant where flower scent will be appreciated. Will easily cover and screen fences and up and over supports. Adds softness to the landscape as a groundcover, in container pots and as an indoor plant.

Mature Height: Mature Width:
2-4m 2-4m

Position: Soil Type:
Full Sun, Semi Shade Any, Clay, Loam, Sandy, Well Drained

Landscape Use(s)
Balcony / Roof, Climber / Creeper, Coastal Garden, Courtyard, Erosion Control, Foliage Feature / Colour, Formal Garden, Fragrant Garden, Groundcover, Hedging / Screening, Indoor Plant, Low Water Garden, Mass Planting, Rockery, Roundabouts / Splitters, Topiary / Espalier, Tropical Garden, Verge, Container / Pot, Under Trees

Pests & Diseases: Generally trouble free

Cultural Notes:

Plant Care
Annual slow release fertiliser, Keep moist during dry periods, Mulch well

Family Name: Origin:
Apocynaceae Asia

Foliage Colour: Cream, Green
Flower Colour: White
Flower Fragrant: Yes
Flowering Season: Autumn, Summer
Fruit: No

Requirements Tolerances
Growth Rate: Fast
Maintenance Level: Medium
Water Usage: Low
Drought: High
Frost: Moderate
Wind: High