Plant Type: Groundcover. Soil Drainage: Well Drained. Water Needs: Low. Growth Rates: Fast.
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There are more than varieties of plants belonging to either the Oleaceae family of true jasmine or the Loganiaceae family of false jasmine. The flowers of the former are nontoxic if eaten. Within the Loganiaceae family, the flowers of gelsemium sempervirens Loganiaceae, also known as yellow jasmine, yellow jessamine or Carolina jasmine, are highly poisonous. When eaten they may cause a wide range of side effects in humans, animals and bees. Carolina jasmine gelsemium sempervirens is a native plant common across the southeastern states.
Jasmine can be a wonderfully fragrant addition to your garden. Below are some of our favorite varieties for growing in the Metro Phoenix Area:. Jasminum sambac - a One of the best "True" Jasmines, lush foliage and vine-like growth offers intensely fragrant, small white flowers that open at night and close in the morning. This is the variety that Jasmine tea is made from.
This showy vine is the coolest groundcover out there, boasting vivacious variegation, rich color, and stellar scent from its summer flowers! This evergreen vine offers year-round impact in zones 7 to 9. New growth emerges pinkand transitions to white.