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Jasmine

Trachelospermum

Drink in the sweet perfume of confederate jasmine as it quickly twines up a porch post or over a sturdy fence. Count on this easy-to-grow woody vine to have glossy green leaves and sweetly fragrant white flowers that pack a surprising perfume despite their petite size. Be sure to support the heavy vines with a well-built trellis or other structure. It thrives in all types of soil. Prune vines as needed to keep them within bounds.

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Confederate jasmine
Confederate jasmine
Trachelospermum jasminoides bears fragrant clusters of pure white flowers that contrast beautifully against the dark green foliage. Zones 8-10
'Ogon Nishiki' Asian jasmine
'Ogon Nishiki' Asian jasmine
Trachelospermum asiaticum 'Ogon Nishiki' shows off dark green leaves boldly variegated in red, amber, and orange. It can climb to 20 feet. Zones 7-9
Snow-N-Summer Asian jasmine
Snow-N-Summer Asian jasmine
Trachelospermum asiaticum 'HOSNS' is strongly variegated with white and pink on evergreen foliage on spreading plants. It's a great summer annual in cold-weather climates. It climbs to 4 feet. Zones 7-10
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