2 – 3 Litre pot
- Position: Full sun, partial shade
- Soil: Moist, well drained
- Growth Rate: Average
- Flowering Period: Summer & Autumn
- Hardiness: H5
- Eventual Height: 4m
- Eventual Spread: 1m
Jasminum Officinale Aureum, also known as the ‘Variegated Jasmine’, is a beautiful and fragrant climbing vine that is a popular choice for gardens and landscapes. Its delicate, white flowers are accented by creamy-yellow variegation on the leaves, making it a striking addition to any outdoor space. The sweet aroma of its flowers can fill the air in the Summer and Autumn, attracting bees and butterflies to your garden.
This hardy vine is easy to grow, requiring full sun to partial shade and well-drained soil. It can grow vigorously and reach up to 4m in height. It can be trained to climb on trellises, walls and fences.
Variegated Jasmine’s leaves and flowers are also used in perfumes, teas, and traditional medicine. It’s also commonly used in jasmine oil production, which is used in aromatherapy and as a natural remedy for various ailments.
With proper care, this Variegated Jasmine can be enjoyed for many years, adding colour and fragrance to your garden. Low-maintenance and hardy, it’s a great option for both experienced gardeners and those new to gardening.
History of Jasminum Officinale Aureum
The history of Jasminum Officinale Aureum goes back to ancient times, where it was valued for its sweet-smelling flowers. It’s been used in traditional medicine and perfumery in many cultures. The plant is mentioned in ancient Greek and Roman literature, and it’s believed to have been brought to Europe by traders during the Middle Ages.