Rinchospermum jasminoides - Plant
Description for Rinchospermum jasminoides
Trachelospermum jasminoides is a species of flowering plant in the family Apocynaceae, native to eastern and southeastern Asia. Common names include confederate jasmine, star jasmine, confederate jessamine, and Chinese star jessamine.
|Common name||Flower colours||Bloom time||Height||Difficulty|
|Star jasmine||Creamy white||May to June||3.00 to 6.00 feet||Easy to grow|
Planting and care
Grow star jasmine plants in frost-free conditions until large enough to plant outdoors. When they are well grown, plant Trachelospermum jasminoides in fertile, well drained soil in sun or semi-shade. Choose a sheltered position that is protected from cold winter winds.
|Full Sun to Partial Shade||Well drained soil||Medium||10 to 15 degrees||Apply any organic fertilizer|
Caring for Rinchospermum jasminoides
- Water star jasmine vines once a week. Increase watering during extremely hot or dry periods, but allow the soil to dry between waterings.
Fertilize star jasmine at the beginning of the growing season with 10-10-10 fertilizer.
Trim off any overgrown vines in the early spring with pruning shears to help maintain their shape and boundaries. Remove any yellow or dead leaves.
Typical uses of Rinchospermum jasminoides
Special features: Container plant either as annual or brought indoors in winter. Houseplant.
Ornamental use: The plant is used for ornamental purpose.
Medicinal use: Trachelospermum jasminoides is commonly grown as an ornamental plant and houseplant. In gardens, public landscapes, and parks it is used as a climbing vine, a groundcover, and a fragrant potted plant on terraces and patios. ... It is also called star jasmine in Europe and Chinese jasmine or Chinese ivy in Asia.