Yes Jeff they can. Star jasmine can be allowed to spread over the ground as a ground cover, or trained to grow up fence posts, trellises, and around doorways. Oh, I love to create so you’ll find a bit of that in the mix along with lots of videos too. It requires a support such as a trellis. would you email me? Nell, Hi Nell! Further north, it is sometimes grown in pots and brought indoors for the winter, or grown as an annual, planted afresh each spring. I think you’re saying the planters are several feet tall & long but only 8-9″ wide (deep)? Hi Julie – It’s hard to pin point that because I don’t know the exposure or how you’ve been watering it. Hi Cathleen – Thank you. and how would you plant the clipping? It gets way more […], […] on record here in the Southwest. Nell. You can give it a nice dose of compost to encourage it along. Depending on the size of the pot & the plants, they should be fine for the time being. Japanese beetles may also be a problem.​. Lots of new growth already showing. I’m just making maters worse and uglier. Hi Lisa – I just pruned my Star Jasmine & right now it doesn’t look fabulous. I have admired this plant for years, but didn’t have the knowledge to take care of it. I’m thinking it’s on its way to plant heaven, but we’ll see what happens. And, you’ll need to clean your pruners after pruning because they’ll be covered with dried sticky sap. Cut long strips of … Now there are little leaves growing just above ground level, Will the plants come back normally or are they lost? As a ground cover, it can easily be kept at 2′. Italian Jasmine (Jasminum humile) Also known as yellow jasmine, the Italian jasmine is a favorite … It’s still pretty but not green like when I bought it. I think you are a great teacher thank you. Plant it at the base of a pergola or arbor to create a fragrant roof on the structure. I am wondering if already has grown vines that I need to put on a trellis. I have a large arch around our bedroom window. Getting different information from nursery staff about pot size has left me confused. ((New Hampshire). We had some cold weather 9below freezing) and the plants died back to the ground. Confederate Jasmine Vines are ideal for use to climb along the top of fences, on a trellis, on a mailbox, or over an arbor or any other structure that might benefit from or support this magnificent fragrant vine. Here are 2 posts I did on pruning mine: https://www.joyusgarden.com/pruning-a-star-jasmine/ & https://www.joyusgarden.com/shaping-my-star-jasmine-vine/. You can do it with your pruners, a hedge clipper or even an electric hedge clipper. And then, two years into college, I transferred north to Ohio State and had to leave a lot of my pals behind, this one included. I’ll definitely post the video. Thanks! The reddish-brown leaves are the older ones which fall off to allow the new ones to grow in. It’s hardy to zone 8 & can take temperatures down to 10-15 degrees F. This plant adapts well to both heat & cold. In case you don’t have any close, here’s a Star Jasmine you can order online. Nell. Thank you for doing this video!Could you please tell us what side of the house yours is growing the desert? You can find it in garden centers as well as big-box stores. Mine gets 1 hour of direct sun in the morning & a little bit late in the afternoon but it’s bright all day. I love green. Please advise. Is there a way to kind of stack it into a hedge or get it grow as ground cover? Train A Jasmine On A Trellis. My question is will this plant get out of control? We had star (Confederate) jasmine for years in Texas. Easy to maintain. Thank you! If your spot is shaded, planting it in summer should be fine. Artesia – You’re very welcome! The vines are growing and twining like crazy but don’t have many leaves on them-almost none. Your email address will not be published. I always wanted a green space indoor as it is cold and dark in New England winters. We now live in the southwestern portion of Arkansas and I planted six vines in spring. It is very fragrant and is known to attract bees. Is this just old age and its dying? The most complete and invaluable information for newbies. Star jasmine, Trachelospermum jasminoides, is a beautifully scented, evergreen climber. Jasmine is a lovely vine to grow in warm and mild climates. We added drip irrigation. Trachelospermum jasminoides: Star Jasmine. It is considered to be a member of the Apocynaceae (dogbane) family, which also includes natal plum (Carissa macrocarpa), frangipani (Plumeria spp.) Take a 4-6″ cutting & root it in propagation mix. Star Jasmine is a versatile plant indeed. If you’re using a trellis, carefully wind the vines up the trellis to help it climb. The flowers are pinwheel in shape and about 1 inch across. Thank you! What is the difference in star jasmine and confederate jasmine please? This vine usually does not attract many pests or diseases. Because you’re planting from cuttings (depending on their size), I’d go no further than 2-3′ apart. Nell, Good morning, I am emailing from England I wish to espalier star jasmine to cover 18 foot of fencing what distance apart would you suggest I plant them. Id like to re-direct my jasmine from rambling down a 4′ slope to reverse up into a lovely (dead) maple just behind it. I could also show you in pictures if it would help. It goes by this name in the western US where I live & I believe it’s more commonly called Confederate Jasmine in the southern US. Learn tips for creating your most beautiful (and bountiful) garden ever. Its twining stems anchor themselves to structures and move upward quickly. The botanic name is Tracelospermum jasminoides and it’s in the same family with a few plants you might be familiar with: oleander, plumeria, adenium, and vinca. Star Jasmine takes full sun on the coast, somewhere like San Diego or San Francisco. It makes a good potted plant for patios and decks, but be aware that bees will be drawn to its fragrant flowers. I’ve also seen it growing as a trimmed hedge but this takes regular pruning to keep it the size you want. It blooms every mid April to mid May. For a pretty privacy screen or vertical element in your garden, train jasmine to climb a fence, trellis, or similar structure. The room stays at zone 7 or 8 so even if I am away dormancy is no problem nor need to water. Stay tuned for that. Should I remove the browning flowers to encourage a new bloom? The stems are covered with clusters of white, yellow or rose star-shaped blossoms. They can also be useful as a ground cover for slopes or embankments where the plants will will sprawl and naturalize. Star jasmine vine is a very popular flowering plant for planting in bare trellis, garden walls, and fences. Plant the star jasmine in its new container, filling in the empty spaces with fresh soil. It’ll probably get a little thin at the ends on the shadier side. Check out Gardening 101 here. Thank you very much. Nell, I wanted to ask about growing as a groundcover. I have a star jasmine that I planted and trained to grow on my front railing in front of my porch. Lorencija. This is a very fragrant plant—unbearably fragrant to some people, especially those with allergies or sensitivities to perfumes. What else would cause this? Also called Confederate jasmine, this glossy evergreen vine can be used as a groundcover, too. Lucky for me I as gone but many plants got a bad case of sunburn. The more sun it gets, the more water it needs to keep it looking tip-top. The trellis goes up in an arch shape and is perfect for a couple of plots of gardening. I’ve maintained & planted many Star Jasmines & have never fertilized any of them. I have not fertilized it. I was wondering can I use Star Jasmine flowers for a tea? Nell, I probably just answered it Mary. Temps are back to normal (around 99 – 102) & it’s recovering now. If your spring has been cool, the flowering will be delayed. Nell. This Star Jasmine climbs to 25′ with the help of wires in a corner of this building. I am planning on planting this lil climber to cover only a certain area. Introducing "One Thing": A New Video Series, The Spruce Gardening & Plant Care Review Board, The Spruce Renovations and Repair Review Board. Plants make me so happy. Looking for more gardening tips? Sku #7005. It is a woody evergreen plant that is winter-hardy in USDA hardiness zones 8 to 10. Any suggestions? Nell, Hi Lisa – My Star Jasmine is in a little too much sun here in Tucson & burn quite badly last summer. How to Grow Star Jasmine as a Hedge It’s growing against an east facing wall. Hi Star Jasmine. I’d like to construct a long garden tunnel archway (around 7′ tall and 15-16′ long) and use Star Jasmine to climb up and over it. I am so glad that you posted this video. A light weight trellis, with support posts from 3 to 4 inches in diameter, can easily support... Sturdy Trellises. With just 6 materials and 10 steps, you can have one in your garden this summer, too! Unless I can see it &/or know what conditions it’s growing under, I can’t. They’re cold hardy to around 10F. I bought 15″ wide by 13″ deep roundish pots that fit the scale of my small patio perfectly, and seem to fit the scale of the plant size well. If not, wait a little longer until you can. The pot will... Lightweight Trellis Ideas. You can let them do their thing if you’d like because they won’t hurt the plant. I am in NC and will be using the ‘Madison’ variety of Confederate Jasmine which is just a bit more cold hardy and compact. My question for you is whether I can pot two small jasmine plants in the same planter? You said yes to containers, so I’m hoping a hanging basket is okay, too. I’ll prune mine when it’s through flowering & then do a light pruning in November if needed. The temperatures range in the 60’s and 70′ for the most part. Nell. For a spectacular accent, use Star Jasmine to conceal the upright support posts of your covered patio, or add some depth to a perennial bed by training it to climb a wire trellis. Basically, it depends on how fast you want them to fill in & how fast that’ll happen in your climate. Any clues as to what I am doing wrong? You can read our policies here. This plant is fairly versatile when it comes to the soil but prefers it on the loamy side with good drainage. Considered a night bloomer, the Star Jasmine's blossoms open in the early evening when temperatures cool down. Hello, I also live in Central California and bought a large star jasmine (about five feet tall) that sits in a huge pot and grows on a trellis on my porch. Nell, Thanks, Nell! I love star jasmine and am planting it on a front yard slope this weekend. Trachelospermum jasminoides. It faces west, against a stucco wall. They’ll eventually dry. will jasmine grow in a pot… or does it have to be planted in the ground, Hi – Yes, Star Jasmine makes a fine container plant. I understand it’s like this to train it, but when should I remove this green twine? Sigh…. We purchased two Star Jasmine from a landscape company last summer, They were beautiful. It’s a gap in between two Yuccas..the gap is say about 6 ft in height and 2 feet in width. and diff to manage in such small space or will it behave if we prune it. Thank you Also I am planning on planting it in peak summers in Australia, hoping it wont be too bad if i water it enough. Thank you! Star Jasmine is a versatile plant indeed. I’m standing under a Star Jasmine arch in the kitchen garden at the Westward Look Resort here in Tucson. Small star-shaped white flowers emerge on branchlets in spring, emitting an intoxicating scent that inspires lingering, particularly when positioned on patios or near walkways. IF this is sometimes normal, will they come back in spring, or should I consider not just the leaves but the entire plant dead. 1 plant will be fine. Hi Matt – I’m not quite sure what you mean. It is also commonly used as ground cover or a shrub. Star Jasmine is Trachelospermum jasminoides. Inquiring horticultural minds want to know! Star jasmine is a popular flowering vine in California and southern U.S. states, where it is used both on vertical trellis applications as well as a spreading ground cover. Hi Nell!! Consider planting climbing jasmine to create a natural screen with vines, or hang curtains to create a DIY backyard canopy. I was wondering if you could help. Jasmine is one of the first plants that comes to mind when one thinks of sweet fragrance. Hello, I am getting ready to prune my Jasmine. How to grow star jasmine in a garden. I’ll be in New Hampshire this August visiting family. When the glossy light green new foliage is appearing & the plant is covered in blooms, it’s a beautiful sight to see! The sweetly scented star-like flowers along with the gorgeous glossy foliage are its big draw. Although a vine, star jasmine is relatively short in stature, with a mature height of only 3 to 6 feet and a similar spread. If you have trees in your yard, star jasmine may wind itself around the trunk. Advertisement. Is this feasible? If you live in an area where frost is a yearly occurrence wait until spring. Star jasmine has shiny dark green leaves, lanceolate to oval in shape, that are about 3.5 inches long. My question is: I’ve noticed some dead flowers lately, I want to say about 1/3 of the remaining flowers are brown. It’s a twining vine so you’ll need to train & attach it from the start. We gave it a nice home, compost sandy soil and Miracle Grow in a large hole. Should I remove the wigwam and start training the vines immediately? Install the trellis in an area with full sun to light shade exposure. Nell. 04/23/2017. Nell. I just want to cry when I walk past my little patch of garden. I just pruned my Star Jasmine – post & video on that coming very soon. And by the way……we moved here from Tucson. Star jasmine can be allowed to spread over the ground as a ground cover, or trained to grow up fence posts, … This post may contain affiliate links. Product Description. Nell. I planted them about 3 days ago. Star Jasmine is best planted in spring or fall (with enough time to settle in before the below-freezing temps hit). I’ll be pruning my Star Jasmine soon because it has already bloomed. Here in Tucson, or other places with hot summers, it needs to be protected from full sun. Hi Isabel – I always lean any vine slightly towards the fence, wall or support it’s going on. Nell. Star Jasmine is best pruned right after flowering. Living in South Florida and thinking to have the star jasmine… indoors…and in a hanging basket. Someplace like the CA coast, it needs sun. We are in the Sierra foothills in Zone 8, I believe, and I already have a large planter box of star jasmine that has done well so I would like to consider using it for the arch. My worry is that they will one day need repotting and will be attached to the fence which would make it quite difficult! Leaves are glossy dark and evergreen and sometimes turn dark red in winter. They’re at the end of their bloom cycle. Star Jasmine is a twining vine, which can grow up to 20′ tall, but it does need training & attaching to get going. I put a 4″ layer over the planting surface of mine here in Tucson in late winter which not only nourishes it, but holds in some moisture when those intensely hot summers roll around. Thank you for helping us spread the word & make the world a more beautiful place! Twining growth attaches to trellises and arbors to form a very nice evergreen screen. I’ve grown jasmines before without any problems. It can be pruned heavily, like as a border plant, or lightly, like when grown as a tall vine. Trachelospermum jasminoides ‘Star jasmine’ Star Jasmine Quite often found in southern California or other warm areas of the United States, this namesake of a true star jasmine is actually a different form of shrubby vine, although it does resemble jasmine in a lot of different ways. And of course, the sweetly scented flowers. Oh, Star Jasmine; when you’re in full bloom you’re ever so sweet. Since it looks like it’s dying anyway, I figured I’d risk repotting shock and took it out of its old pot. Jasmine shoots grow quickly, so you may have to cut back unruly vines more than once a year. I love plants & also love sharing what I know. Happy gardening & thanks for stopping by, A Plant With Major Attitude: Cup Of Gold Vine. The flowers are sweetly scented (though not as strong as Pink Jasmine) & last for a couple of months. Nell, Hi. How to divide or clone star jasmine wines, I have a big one and I m trying to sow it’s cuttings but no success 10 Great Jasmine Shrubs and Vines for Your Landscape, 10 Shrubs That Thrive in Warm and Dry Zone 10, 12 Best Perennial Vines to Grow in the Sun, Best Fragrant Flowers to Grow in Your Garden, The 10 Best-Smelling Plants for Your Garden. I try to explain things as clearly & simply as possible so I’m glad you found it useful. They can be planted at any time of the year. and oleander (Nerium oleander). […], […] How To Care For & Grow Star Jasmine […], […] moved into this house in Tucson 2 years ago. You can create a hedge of star jasmine vine by regular and strategic pruning. Thank you. However, since our first freeze here, I have noticed the leaves turning brown and dying at least half way down each vine and I fear the vines will soon be entirely “dead”. this is the first pruning I have done. Hi McNeill – A few common causes which could cause Star Jasmine leaves to drop: not enough water, too much water, or not enough sunlight. Oh yes, it does! It can be trained to grow on a trellis, over an arbor, as an espalier against a wall or fence, as a border plant or hedge, to spill over a wall and it’s also suited to containers. The 2 pests that I’ve seen infest Star Jasmine is mealy bugs & scale. Nell, Wanda – Depends on the shade. We planted a star jasmine last May in a large flower box on our deck with a pergola for support. I get many, many comments each week both here & on Youtube. Even though they’re generally cold tolerant to 20F, prolonged freezes will damage them. Star Jasmine blooms heaviest in late spring there so wait until next year. Just make sure it gets nice, deep waterings to establish. What could be the cause of that. Lorencija, I was wondering can I make a tea from Star Jasmine? Propagation. It’s a vigorous grower so if you’re seeing signs of new growth, they should recover fine. • Slightly larger leaves than Asian jasmine and more open growth habit. I have star jasmine in containers on my back porch hoping they will grow along the railing and provide privacy. Comment document.getElementById("comment").setAttribute( "id", "a28a5080432f870f87e52afef78468c6" );document.getElementById("af7b7b7294").setAttribute( "id", "comment" ); Hi, I’m Nell, and this is where I celebrate all things garden and share my passion for plants, flowers and the great outdoors. Keep pinching back longer shoots? And, be patient! Required fields are marked *. Nell, Hi Star Jasmine needs help growing up a wall or trellis. 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