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A semi-evergreen vine, Carolina jasmine produces fragrant trumpets attractive to a variety of pollinators.

A semi-evergreen vine, Carolina jasmine produces fragrant trumpets attractive to a variety of pollinators. USDA, NRCS. 2012. The PLANTS Database (http://plants.usda.gov, 8 October 2012). National Plant Data Team, Greensboro, NC 27401-4901 USA. Typical inventory plug

Gelsemium sempervirens 'Margarita'

Carolina jessamine

Gelsemium sempervirens has semi-ever green shiny foliage with a profuse display of yellow, fragrant, trumpets. This plant was a PA gold medal winner selected for winter hardiness.

Gelsemium will grow as a twisting vine or a bushy ground cover if left unsupported. It does best in moist soils in full sun to partial shade, but the blooms are best full sun. The bright flowers attract a variety of pollinators. 


Height:

10-20 Ft

Spread:

3-6 Ft

USDA Hardiness Zone:

6-9

Bloom Color:

Yellow

Gelsemium sempervirens 'Margarita' Characteristics

Exposure

  • Full Sun to Partial Shade

Soil Moisture Preference

  • Moist

Attributes

  • Fragrant

Flowering Months

  • June

Foliage Color

  • Green