Star Jasmine - Climbing plants
The fragrant Trachelospermum jasminoides 'Sunlover' grows best in potting compost. Choose a large flower pot or planter with holes in the base. Cover the bottom with potsherds or a layer of hydro granules. Add a layer of potting compost and plant the Trachelospermum jasminoides 'Sunlover' root ball at the correct depth. Fill the pot with potting compost and press firmly down. Water immediately after planting. Place your fragrant Star Jasmine in a sheltered, sunny spot on the patio or decking.Trachelospermum jasminoides 'Sunlover' in the garden
Fragrant jasmine combines well with other pot plants. If you like fragrance on the patio then Jasminum officinale is a must. Create a striking combination on your patio with Trachelospermum jasminoides 'Sunlover', Jasminum officinale, lemon scented geraniums and cascading roses. It is also possible to put your Jasmine in the ground for the summer (pot and all), but do not forget to dig it up again before the first frosts and store in a frost free area.
The white flowers of the Trachelospermum jasminoides 'Sunlover' have a very strong fragrance and will perfume the whole of your patio. The flowers appear from June until autumn. The pointed, leathery leaves are evergreen and remain on the plant all year long. The shoots curl themselves around the supports in the pot. This can be a strong metal wire, bamboo canes or a frame.
Trachelospermum jasminoides 'Sunlover' is a climbing patio plant with flexible stems that benefit from a climbing support or frame. Place a frame or support in the pot. The shrub can be lightly pruned and thinned out after flowering. For abundant flowers, we advise feeding your star jasmine regularly by adding plant food mixed with the water when watering.Trachelospermum jasminoides 'Sunlover' in winter
The star jasmine is relatively hardy and can handle up to -10˚C. We recommend placing your Trachelospermum jasminoides 'Sunlover' in a cool and light room before the first frosts, then water very sparingly. The temperature can be up to 4-12˚C. Starting in April, the jasmine can handle warmer temperatures and more water. Your fragrant Jasmine can adorn your patio from Mid-May. It is possible to leave this pot plant outdoors in mild winters but be sure to bring it in during periods of frost.