- USDA Hardiness Zones 7 - 10
- Height 10 - 15 Feet
- Spread 2 - 3 Feet
Carolina Jessamine, Gelsemium sempervirens, is a fragrant, flowering glossy evergreen vine with bright yellow flowers that appear in late winter and spring. Vigorous grower for trellis and arbor, fences or walls. Can also be grown as a ground cover with a yearly cutting. Works well in containers. Can tolerate an occasional frost.
Jessamine Carolina Care
Plant in well drained, rich soil. Water regularly to establish. Drought tolerant but responds well to regular watering during periods of drought. Fertilize in spring.
To encourage fuller growth, prune tips of the vine after flowering.
Jessamine Carolina Spacing
Space 3 feet apart as a ground cover and 4 to 8 feet when used as a vine.
Carolina Jessamine Plant Facts
|USDA Hardiness Zones: 7-10
|Flower Color(s): Bright Yellow
|Bloom Period: Spring
|Foliage Color(s): Dark Green
|Light Exposure: Partial Shade to Full Sun
|Height: 10 - 15 Feet
|Spread: 2 - 3 Feet
|Features: Returns Year After Year, Native To The United States
|Scientific Name: Gelsemium sempervirens
|Common Name: Carolina Jessamine
|Brand: Southern Living Plants
Please Note: The pictures below are to give a general representation of the different container sizes. The actual size/ages of plants are estimates and will vary based on; type of plant, time of year, last pruning & many other factors.
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Plant Addict Guarantee (Included On All Plant Orders)
Plant Addicts Warranty - 1 Year (Extra Purchase Required)
Standard Colors: 2-3 business days
Special Order Colors: 8 weeks - this is due to the planter being custom made with the color(s) of your choice
Please Note: On special orders there can not be any cancellations
Time of Order:
- If there is extreme heat we’ll delay shipping.
- We’ll have to review what areas the plants are traveling through along with your location
Once your plant is shipped you’ll receive an email with tracking information. Depending on the above criteria we’ll ship your plant(s) towards beginning of the following week from your order. We put together this helpful guide of what to do when you receive your plants in the mail.
It is important to know that all of our plants are clearly labeled for which growing zones the plant can survive in. The plants are thoroughly trialed and tested in every growing zone before we state the plant can grow in a zone. Again, our #1 priority is to ship the plants to you healthy and ready to thrive in your location. So we will do everything in our power to do so.