Trachelospermum jasminoides Variegatum

Trachelospermum jasminoides 'Variegatum' also known as variegated Confederate Jasmine is an evergreen climber with twining shoots and glossy oval-shaped green leaves which are edged and splashed with creamy-white, tinged red in winter.

This self-twining evergreen bears the most wonderfully scented clusters of white, later cream flowers in summer, this fragrance is particularly strong in the evening.

'Variegatum' in a 3L pot with 3 x 90cm canes
£16.00


How to grow

Best planted in a container, against a warm wallside or trellis, protected from cold, drying winds. In colder regions it should be protected from frost in a conservatory or greenhouse.


Variegatum characteristics

Growing

  • Attractive features: Attractive foliage Variegated foliage Scented flowers
  • Gardening skill: Suitable for beginners
  • Flowering duration: Long
  • Height after 10 years: 3m-5m / 10ft-16ft
  • Growth habit: Climbing
  • Spread after 10 years: 3m-4m / 10ft-13ft

Climate

  • Cold hardiness (RHS): H4 (to -10C)
  • Cold hardiness (USDA): (8) 10F / -12C

Identification

  • Flowering month: July August
  • Flower form: Single flower (5-8 petals)
  • Annual cycle: Deciduous