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Pride of Augusta Jessamine - Jasmine - Gelsemium sempervirens
Pride of Augusta Jessamine is a rare and unique double-flowered version of the famous and ever-popular Carolina Jessamine. It's wonderfully fragrant, trumpet-shape yellow flowers cover the vines from late winter into spring with some flowering in fall. Get all the details below

Pride of Augusta Jessamine - Jasmine - Gelsemium sempervirens

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Pride of Augusta Jessamine - Jasmine
Gelsemium sempervirens 'Pride of Augusta'

USDA Plant Hardiness Zones: 6a-9b  Find Your Zone



Special Attributes

A rare and unique double-flowered version of the famous and ever-popular Carolina Jessamine, Pride of Augusta Jessamine produces LOADS of yellow, wonderfully fragrant, trumpet-shape flowers that cover the vines from late winter into spring with some flowering in fall. It is evergreen in USDA Zone 7b but may be semi-evergreen to deciduous in zones further north. Suitable for trellis, arbor, fences and walls, pergolas, or as a groundcover. Semi-evergreen in mild-winter regions.




Landscape & Garden Uses

Growing 12 feet or more in height or length, and 2 to 4 feet wide, Pride of Augusta is ideal for use to climb along the tops of fences or over arbors and any other structure that provides support, such as a trellis, post or mailbox. It can also be useful as a ground cover for slopes or banks or to climb into smaller trees where early flowering is especially noticeable. 

Spacing:  3-6' apart on fences




Cultural Preferences

Pride of Auguasta Jessamine is very easy to grow. It tolerates a wide range of soils, even somewhat boggy soils, however is also exceptionally drought tolerant. It prefers a moist, well-drained soil of average fertility. We have it growing in sunny and partially shaded sites and it does equally as well in both exposures. USDA Zones 6a-9b Find Your Zone





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Plant Details

USDA Plant Hardiness Zones: 6a-9b  Find Your Zone
Plant Type:  Evergreen Flowering Vine
Height or Length at Maturity:  12'+
Width at Maturity:  2-4'
Spacing:  3-6' apart on fences
Growth Habit / Form:  Climbing, Dense, Spreading/Trailing, Twining, Twisted Branching, Upright
Growth Rate:  Fast to Very Fast
Flower Color:  Bright Yellow
Flower Type:  Double
Flower Size:  1 to 1.5"
Flowering Period:  Mid-Spring, Early Summer, Some in Fall
Fragrant Flowers:  Yes!
Foliage Color:  Deep Green
Fragrant Foliage:  No
Sun Needs:  Full to Mostly Sun, Part Shade
Water Needs:  Average, low when established
Soil Type:  Clay, Loam, Sand, Silt
Soil Drainage:  Well Drained
Soil pH:  5.5 - 8.0
Maintenance / Care:  Low
Attracts:  Visual Attention
Resistances:  Deer, Disease, Drought, Heat, Humidity, Insects



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