ASIAN JASMINE/GROUND COVER - Knowledgebase Question

Holiday, FL (Zone 9B)
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Question by mommablade
March 30, 2005
I'd like to use Asian Jasmine as ground cover in the yard. Does it bloom? Ans about how high will it grow? Also, how fast willl it grow?

Answer from NGA
March 30, 2005

Asian jasmine does not bloom. It grows to about 6 to 10 inches high depending on how long it has been in and whether or not you mow it back in late winter. It is a bit slow to establish but if you water and fertilize it well it can fill in fairly well in a couple of growing seasons.

If you prefer to have blooms you might want to consider Periwinkle (Vinca minor) or Asian Star Jasmine (Trachelospermum asiaticum).

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