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Winter Jasmine

Jasminum nudiflorum


Winter Jasmine (Jasminum nudiflorum) at GardenWorks

Winter Jasmine

Winter Jasmine

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Winter Jasmine (Jasminum nudiflorum) at GardenWorks

Winter Jasmine foliage

Winter Jasmine foliage

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Height:  4 feet

Spread:  10 feet

Sunlight:  full sun 

Hardiness Zone:  6b

Other Names:  Jasminum sieboldianum, Weeping Jasmine


Weeping habit perfect for walls, trellises and pergolas; a low maintenance shrub but proper fertilizing and pruning maximize blooming; incredible display of small yellow scentless flowers in winter before leafing out

Ornamental Features

Winter Jasmine is covered in stunning yellow star-shaped flowers along the branches from late winter to early spring, which emerge from distinctive burgundy flower buds before the leaves. The flowers are excellent for cutting. It has emerald green deciduous foliage. The small oval leaves do not develop any appreciable fall colour.

Landscape Attributes

Winter Jasmine is a dense multi-stemmed deciduous shrub with a mounded form. Its relatively fine texture sets it apart from other landscape plants with less refined foliage.

This is a relatively low maintenance shrub, and should only be pruned after flowering to avoid removing any of the current season's flowers. It has no significant negative characteristics.

Winter Jasmine is recommended for the following landscape applications;

  • Mass Planting
  • Hedges/Screening
  • General Garden Use

Planting & Growing

Winter Jasmine will grow to be about 4 feet tall at maturity, with a spread of 10 feet. It tends to fill out right to the ground and therefore doesn't necessarily require facer plants in front. It grows at a medium rate, and under ideal conditions can be expected to live for approximately 30 years.

This shrub should only be grown in full sunlight. It does best in average to evenly moist conditions, but will not tolerate standing water. It is not particular as to soil type or pH. It is somewhat tolerant of urban pollution. Consider applying a thick mulch around the root zone over the growing season to conserve soil moisture. This species is not originally from North America.

Hardiness Zone Plant Height Minimum Sunlight
Massing  Screening  Garden 
Ornamental Features

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