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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.


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  • Category:Perennial
  • Hardiness Zone:6-10
  • Height:120-240 Inches
  • Spread:24-60 Inches
  • Bloom Color: Yellow

Prefers full sun to partial shade with moist, rich, well-drained, slightly acidic soils. Tolerant of short periods of drought.

Attracts Wildlife
Butterflies
Hummingbirds
Pollinators
Critter Resistance
Deer Resistant
Rabbit Resistant
Exposure
Full Sun
Sun/Light Shade
Light Shade
Soil Moisture Preference
Well-Drained
Moist/Well-Drained
Moist
Flowering Months
March
April
Foliage Color
Bronze
Green
Growing & Maintenance Tips for Gelsemium sempervirens 'Margarita'

Flowers are borne on old wood so cut back after blooming if desired.