Jasminum officinale - Common Jasmin - Plant in 9cm Pot
This well known plant has a wide natural range, from the Caucasus to China. Introduced into the Uk as far back as anyone can remember, but probably late 16th century, it has become a well established 'Cottage garden' plant. Vigorous twining stems with attractive pinnate leaves quickly cover whatever it has been given to climb
Clusters of highly fragrant white flowers are produced from June to September Good in seaside and industrial locations. A beautiful plant.Can be used in a mixed planting or as a stand alone specimen in the garden or can easily be grown in a pot or container. Definitely grows better in full sun and fertile well drained soil. Requires a frame work of some description to twine around. If it becomes to large it can easily be cut back. When growing in a pot or other container. Use a good quality John Innes compost as this plant will be there a long time and peaty types of compost eventually degrade and become too packed and choke the roots. Ensure you feed regularly as a hungry plant is a poor per ..