Gelsemium sempervirens/Carolina Yellow Jessamine

Gelsemium sempervirens / Gelsemium sempervirens
Vine in full bloom on a cypress fence
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Scientific Name: Gelsemium sempervirens
Common Name: Carolina Yellow Jessamine
Plant Type: Evergreen
Leaf Type: Broadleaf
Hardiness Zone: 8, 9, 10 Determine Your Zone
Height: 15-20 feet
Spread: 15 - 20 feet
Bloom time: Spring
Flower color: Yellow
Fruit color: Brown
Light Exposure: Sun, Part Sun
Drainage: Well drained, Moist, Wet,
Rate of Growth: Fast
Water Requirement: Medium
Maintenance Level: Low
Susceptible to insects
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Comments: One of the most fragrant spring flowering vines. It produces a large number of flowers, so many that the vine is concealed by the numbers of blooms. It can be used as a ground cover, on overhead structures, and fences. This vine may be semi-evergreen, particulary after hard freezes.