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Trachelospermum asiaticum/Asian Jasmine

Trachelospermum asiaticum / Trachelospermum asiaticum
Ground cover on a steep slope
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Ground cover on a steep slope

Ground cover can grow to be over a foot deep if not clipped on an annual basis

Clean ground cover growing in full sunlight

A thck mat of Asian jasmine can be very competitive against weeds when growing in partial shade

Ground cover that has been clipped to maintain a low dense plant covering

Close-up image of the vining evergreen foliage

A closely clipped well maintained planting of Asian jasmine

Asian jasmine planted close to a brick wall and trained to grow on cables

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Scientific Name: Trachelospermum asiaticum
Common Name: Asian Jasmine
Plant Type: Evergreen
Leaf Type: Broadleaf
Hardiness Zone: 8, 9, 10, 11 Determine Your Zone
Height: 10-15 feet
Spread: 10 - 15 feet
Light Exposure: Sun, Part Sun, Filtered Shade
Drainage: Well drained, Moist, Wet,
Rate of Growth: Fast
Water Requirement: Medium
Maintenance Level: High
Susceptible to insects
and diseases:
Landscape Categories: Deer Resistant-Tolerant Plants
Ground covers
Comments: This is a popular ground cover in the Lower South. It can be quite aggressive because it forms a thick one foot mat of highly competitive growth and can pose a threat to interplanted shrubs and bedding plants. It is normally recommended that plantings be clipped back every year in late winter just before new growth begins. A ground cover planting can tolerate a wide range of growing conditions.