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botanical name:
Jasminum mesnyi
Jasminum mesnyi © Deeproot Plant Base
common name:  Primrose Jasmine
synonyms:  Jasminum primulinum
family:  Oleaceae
characteristics: shrub, semi-evergreen, scented/aromatic
height: 3.00m
width: 2.00m
growth rate: medium
growth habit: arching
leaf colour: green
flower colour: yellow
stem/bark: brown & green
main season: Summer
aspect: full sun, part shade
conditions: dry soil, moist soil
preferred soil pH: any
minimum temp: -2°C
USDA zone: 9 to 10
description:
Open, slender-stemmed evergreen shrub which behaves like a climber when grown against a fence or wall. Opposite, pinnate leaves with 3 glossy green leaflets. Bright yellow, usually semi-double, flowers produced singly or in small clusters in spring and early summer.

cultivation:
Needs a warm, sheltered location and best grown against a sunny wall in mild areas or in a conservatory.

propagation:
By cuttings, layering or separating suckers.

other notes:
Introduced from South West China by E.H. Wilson about 1900.

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