Primrose Jasmine (Jasminum mesnyi)

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General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Shrub
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Soil pH Preferences: Slightly acid (6.1 – 6.5)
Neutral (6.6 – 7.3)
Slightly alkaline (7.4 – 7.8)
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 8a -12.2 °C (10 °F) to -9.4 °C (15 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 10b
Plant Height: 8 - 10 feet
Plant Spread: 6 - 8 feet
Leaves: Evergreen
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Yellow
Bloom Size: 1"-2"
Flower Time: Late winter or early spring
Late spring or early summer
Underground structures: Taproot
Uses: Windbreak or Hedge
Erosion control
Resistances: Humidity tolerant
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Tip


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Posted by wcgypsy (Northern California) on Feb 19, 2016 8:35 PM

I inherited a huge mound of this plant on a property once. I, myself, would never willingly plant this as it roots everwhere it touches the ground....and in finally getting the monster torn out, found an old grove mower that had long been covered by the galloping shrub.

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