Jasminum nudiflorum

Scientific name: Jasminum nudiflorum

Synonym: Jasminum sieboldianum


Common names: “Winter jasmine”

Plant Type: Deciduous shrub


Zone: 6-10

Light: Full sun – partial shade

Exposure: Sheltered

Soil: Average soil, acid-alkaline

Moisture: Well-drained, moderately drought resistant


Plant Size: H 12′ W 7′

Leaf and Stem shape: Arching green shoots with glossy, opposite dark green leaves in 3 oval/oblong leaflets,

Flower: Flowers after leaves fall, bright yellow scentless, solitary salverform flowers born on leaf axils from late fall to early spring on the previous years growth

winter jasmine

Pruning: Requires pruning, can be coppiced very early in the new year to keep tidy and compact

Maintenance: Remove thin, old and overcrowded stems right to base annually

Landscape use: Best grown as a cascade over walls and rocks, if upright look is desired it must be tied in to a framework

Propagate: Easy to propagate by layering, semi-hardwood cuttings

Pests & Disease: None common in Victoria, aphids and mealy bugs may be a problem elsewhere

*Deer resistant

Comments: Excellent cut flower, weatherproof except for very heavy frost damage to flowers

~AGM winner



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