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Primrose jasmine

The Primrose jasmine (Jasminum mesnyi)

is a frost hardy perennial semi-evergreen vine with yellow flowers in early Spring, early Summer, late Spring and mid Spring. It grows well in semi-shade and direct sun, and prefers medium levels of water. The flowers are trumpet shaped.
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It looks best in Spring and Summer.

Soil

Jasminum mesnyi grows in soils ranging from a pH of 5 (extremely acidic ranges from 0 to 5.1) to 9 (very alkaline ranges from 8.6 to 9). It is adapted to chalk, clay, loam and sand soils, and prefers medium fertility.

Growth

This is a plant has an ultimate height of 2.4m / 8ft and spread of 4.6m / 15ft.

Leaves

It has green leaves. They are llanceolate in shape.

Scent

A strong pleasant scent is emitted from the flower.

Uses

Arbor or trellis, city courtyard garden, cottage informal garden, flowering shrub, small garden/space, specimen/accent plant, bank and slope, attracting adult butterflies and fragrance.

Progagation

Propagation techniques include cuttings and ground layer.

Origin

China (Southwestern).

-9°C / 15.8F 5 to 9 2.4m / 8ft 4.6m / 15ft
Scientific classifications [Edit]
Genus ? Jasminum
Specific epithet ? mesnyi
Common names
Japanese jasmine (United States), Primrose jasmine (Ireland)
IPNI details on Jasminum mesnyi
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