Faux Jasmine - Trachelospermum asiaticum
|Red winter foliage|
|Despite its common name, Asiatic Jasmine|
is not related to the true jasmines.
A dwarf star jasmine with small yellow and green variegated leaves evergreen small-growing vine with glossy leaves that are much smaller than those of the standard Trachelospermum asiaticum.
New growth is pinkish-bronze.
The plant has a tight, compact growth with ovate to elliptic leaves ranging from quite tiny to around 1/4 inch in length.
|Has it really been 34 years?|
from a cutting
If unpruned it will climb or crawl on the ground, but it can be pruned to make a miniature shrub. When treated this way it makes a nice bonsai. A popular bonsai subject in Japan but not seen very often in the US.
Usage: Container, Groundcover, Hanging Basket, Rock Garden, Wall, Topiary , Bonsai , Espalier
USDA Zone 7-10.