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Jasminum nudiflorum (Winter jasmine, Hardy jasmine)

Jasminum nudiflorum Photo/Illustration: Courtesy of Lou Anella


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Hardiness Zones: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11
Botanical Name: Jasminum nudiflorum jaz-MEE-num new-dih-FLOOR-um Common Name: Winter jasmine, Hardy jasmine Genus: Jasminum
This slender, deciduous shrub has arching green shoots and dark green leaves divided into three oval-oblong leaflets. Solitary bright yellow flowers borne on leaf axils appear before the leaves in winter and early spring. They do not have the jasmine fragrance.
Care: May be trained against a wall. Grow in fertile, well-drained soil in full sun to part shade.
Propagation: Take semi-ripe cuttings in summer or layer in autumn.
Problems: Root rot, fungal and bacterial spots, and a variety of viruses. Aphids, scale insects, and mealybugs.
Height 6 ft. to 10 ft.
Spread 6 ft. to 10 ft.
Light Full Sun to Part Shade
Moisture Dry to Medium
Characteristics Fragrant Flowers
Bloom Time Early Spring; Spring; Winter
Flower Color Yellow Flower
Uses Trellis
Seasonal Interest Winter Interest
Type Shrubs

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