Carolina Jasmine

Carolina Jasmine (Gelsemium sempervirens) ‘Margarita’

‘Margarita’ Carolina Jasmine was one of the 2005 Gold Medal Plant Winners of the Pennsylvania Horticultural Society. This coveted award means that this is a truly special plant and worth considering for your landscape.

‘Margarita’ is a fine-textured evergreen vine with a twining growth habit. It produces fragrant yellow trumpet-shaped flowers in late March into April. ‘Margarita’ grows almost anywhere, with characteristics such as drought-tolerance, deer-resistance, and soil adaptability. This native will scramble up or cascade over obstacles, creating a mass of living color. Plant Carolina Jasmine in sun or part-shade. Grows to 12 feet high and about 6 feet wide. It is hardy in zones 5b to 9.

For more information and some sources go to The Gold Medal Web Site

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