Trachelospermum jasminoides, Confederate Jasmine, Star Jasmine
Common Names: Star Jasmine
Light: Full Sun/Part Shade
Height: 18′ – 2′
Spacing/Spread: 10′ – 18′
Color: White flowers.
Interest: Spring to Summer.
Texas Native: No, but particularly well adapted to central Texas and Austin.
Extra: WARNING, PLANT IS TOXIC IF INGESTED.
Plant is deer resistant.
Features: A vigorous drought tolerant and deer resistant vine. Profuse white flowers.
Austin Native Landscaping: “You can see this attractive vine in more and more landscapes in Austin. This is great news because Confederate Jasmine is an excellent choice as far as vines go. Confederate Jasmine is a low hassle, disease and pest free, drought tolerant vigorous vine. And best of all: Its evergreen. A well established Confederate Jasmine is a sure sight to see; Hundreds of fragrant white blooms literally covering the plant. Performs outstandingly on arbors, trellises and walls. Plus: It is quite deer resistant!”
Family: Apocynaceae (Pronounced – a-pos-ih-NAY-see-ee)
Genus: Trachelospermum (Pronounced – tray-key-low-SPER-mum)
Species: jasminoides (Pronounced - jaz-min-OY-deez)
Propagation: Seeds, semi hard wood cuttings, layering