|Latin name:||Trachelospermum jasminoides Star of Toscane (='Selbra')|
|Delivery type:||Supplied as container plant|
|Guarantee:||6 months growth and flowering guarantee|
|Preferred location:||Sun, Half shadow|
|Leafs all year:||Yes|
|Flowering:||May - October|
|Growing Height:||200 - 300 cm|
|Planting distance:||100 - 120 cm|
The fragrant Trachelospermum jasminoides Star of Toscane (='Selbra') grows best in potting compost. Choose a large flower pot or planter with holes in the base. Cover the bottom with potsherds or a layer of hydro granules. Add a layer of potting compost and plant the Trachelospermum jasminoides Star of Toscane (='Selbra') root ball at the correct depth. Fill the pot with potting compost and press firmly down. Water immediately after planting. Place your fragrant Star Jasmine in a sheltered, sunny spot on the patio or decking.
Trachelospermum jasminoides Star of Toscane (='Selbra') in the garden
Fragrant jasmine combines well with other pot plants. A striking and fragrant combination on your patio would be Trachelospermum jasminoides Star of Toscane (='Selbra') with Jasminum officinale (common Jasmine) with white flowers, the yellow Trollilus (Globe Flower), Lemon scented geraniums and hanging roses. It is also possible to put your Star Jasmine in the ground for the summer (pot and all), but do not forget to dig it up again before the first frosts and store in a frost free area.
Trachelospermum jasminoides Star of Toscane (='Selbra') is a climbing patio plant with flexible stems that benefit from a climbing support or frame. Place a frame or support in the pot. The shrub can be lightly pruned and thinned out after flowering. For abundant flowers, we advise feeding your star jasmine regularly by adding plant food mixed with the water when watering.
Trachelospermum jasminoides Star of Toscane (=‘Selbra’ ) in the Winter
The star jasmine is relatively hardy and can handle up to -10˚C. We recommend placing your Trachelospermum jasminoides Star of Toscane (='Selbra') in a cool and light room before the first frosts, then water very sparingly. The temperature can be up to 4-12˚C. Starting in April, the jasmine can handle warmer temperatures and more water. Your fragrant Jasmine can adorn your patio from Mid-May. It is possible to leave this pot plant outdoors in mild winters but be sure to bring it in during periods of frost.
The yellow flowers of Trachelospermum jasminoides Star of Toscane (='Selbra') are very fragrant and will perfume your whole patio. The flowers appear from June through to autumn. The pointed, leathery leaves are evergreen and remain on the plant all year round. The shoots curl themselves around supports in the pot. These can be firm metal rods, bamboo canes or a frame.