Information about plants & gardens for Brisbane & Qld
 

 

Jasmine

Jasminum species and cultivars

Family: Oleaceae


True jasmines belong to the genus Jasminum. However, the common name "jasmine" has also been applied to a variety of other plants outside the genus, usually because their white fragrant flowers and perhaps a similar growth habit. An example popular in Qld is the "Star Jasmine", Trachelospermum

Other plants have been assigned jasminoides in their scientific name, meaning "like jasmine" e.g. Pandorea jasminoides.

Note that some jasmines exhibit weedy tendencies in some parts of the country.





Jasminum in the Landscape

These photographs are provided to help you identify jasmines you might have or consider planting and illustrate their manner of growth, ways to train them etc. Click for larger images.

Jasminum polyanthum

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Jasminum multiflorum

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Jasminum multiflorum Jasminum multiflorum


Jasminum nitidum

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Jasminum nitidum Jasminum nitidum Jasminum nitidum


Jasminum mesnyi

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Jasminum mesnyi



Jasminum officinale

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Jasminum sambac

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Identity uncertain, but this might be Jasminum sambac 'Maid of Orleans'


Trachelospermum
This is commonly called star jasmine or Chinese star jasmine, although it is not a true jasmine. More here: Trachelospermum
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