Gelsemium sempervirens 'Margarita'
Carolina Jessamine, Carolina Jasmine
A reliably hardy Jasmine with a profuse display of clear yellow, very fragrant trumpet flowers in late March or April. Twining vines of shiny green leaves on reddish brown stems are best grown on an arbor, trellis or fence. Evergreen leaves turn bronze in winter. A vigorous native. Self sows.
Prefers full sun to partial shade with moist, rich, well-drained, slightly acidic soils. Tolerant of short periods of drought.
Characteristics & Attributes
Homeowner Growing & Maintenance Tips
Flowers are borne on old wood so cut back after blooming if desired.