Plant of the week 5.2 – 5.6 ~ Star Jasmine/Trachelospermum jasminoides
Plant of the week 5.2 – 5.6 ~ Star Jasmine/Trachelospermum jasminoides ~ Star Jasmine is an evergreen ground cover/vine with medium water requirements and thrives in full sun to part shade. Jasmine has white, fragrant flowers spring / summer. Natural pruning is recommended, however shearing is appropriate where it is used as a ground cover or uniform wall covering. Jasmine is quite hardy, but need to watch for powdery mildew when planted in part shade. It will survive a drought, but will stay full and rich green with moderate water.