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Many-Flowered Jasmine

Jasminum polyanthum

Also known as


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Full Sun
Easy care
Light watering


RHS hardiness


Minimum temperature

Expected size








5 years to reach maturity


  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

This plant has a strong fragrance

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Many-Flowered Jasmine Overview

Jasminum polyanthum is a twining climber with dark green pinnate leaves and clusters of highly scented, long-tubed white flowers that open from pink buds. It flowers in the late winter/spring. The Many-Flowered Jasmine - as it's also known - is a vigorous climber that needs a sheltered position and well-drained soil. A low-maintenance climber, it can be trained against sunny walls, planted near trees to scramble through branches in warm locations, or - in temperate climates - it is often grown in a conservatory or greenhouse, as it is not hardy. The only pruning required is the cutting out of dead branches - best done after flowering. A lovely climber, Jasminum polyanthum has earned a coveted 'RHS Award of Garden Merit'.

Common problems with Many-Flowered Jasmine

How to propagate Many-Flowered Jasmine


Propagate by semi-hardwood cuttings in Spring or Autumn.


Layer in autumn by placing moss around a piece of stem with nodes. Roots will form from the covered nodes. Cut below the new area as soon as roots have grown, and replant.

Special features of Many-Flowered Jasmine

Attractive flowers

Indoor plant

Placing this plant indoors near a window after the buds develop, may cause it to flower faster.

Pot plant

Suitable for pot, be sure it has an adequate draining medium. If it sits in water, it can rot the roots.

Wind break

Can be used to scramble over screens.

Other uses of Many-Flowered Jasmine

This low maintenance plant is frequently planted in wall side borders & trained up trellises to act as a screen. It can suit urban city gardens provided it is given winter protection and is frequently grown in conservatories.

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