Flat Mat™ Trachelospermum is a lower growing and forms a ground cover more quickly compared to the common form. It makes a flatter climber when supported on trellises etc. It requires less pruning to form a flatter ground cover. Elegant, evergreen twining climber grows more quickly and requires less pruning than the common form of Japanese Star Jasmine. It is excellent as a ground cover, border, a container plant, for covering fences, walls, pergolas, and can be trained to arches and trellises.
Common Name/s : Star Jasmine
Family : Apocynaceae
Origin : Native to Asia
Habit : Dense, Mat Forming, Spreading
Height : Up to 4.0m in height
Width : Up to 4.0m in width
Growth Rate : Medium to Fast
Foliage : Green glossy evergreen foliage with a bronze tint
Flowers : Yes
Flower Description : Beautifully scented small white flowers that resemble stars
Flowers colours : White and Cream
Fruit : Not known to bear any fruits
Position : Full sun to part shade. Tolerates drought and cold. The Flat Mat™ plant suits most soil types.
Common Pest And Diseases : Not known to have any pests or diseases
Soil Type : Prefers any well-draining soil.
Care And Maintenance : Water as required for 8-13 weeks until established and keep moist in dry weather. Plant in a well-mulched garden (chunky mulch is recommended). If required use slow-release fertiliser in spring. Prune after flowering.
Available Pot Size/s : 140mm