Trachelospermum jasminoides     
Star jasmine   
Apacynaceae Family     

Compiled by the Master Gardeners
of the University of Arizona Pima County Cooperative Extension.


Form: ground cover, low twining vine; not strong climber
Seasonality: evergreen
Size: 1-2.5ft, spread to 20ft
Leaves: opposite, oval, thick and leathery, 2in long, dark green on top, lighter underneath
Flowers: distinctive white 4-petaled flower, fragrant, early summer
Fruit: not significant
Stems/Trunks: not significant
Star Jasmine
Trachelspermum jasminoides
trained up a wall
Range/Origin: China
Hardiness: to 16°F




broken leaves and stems exude sticky white sap

white flower
flower detail

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