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Dwarf Jasmine Chrysojasminum parkeri

Previously known as:

  • Jasminum parkeri
Phonetic Spelling
kris-OG-uh-num Pahr-kur-iy
Description

This jasmine is a dwarf variety in the Oleaceae family native to the western Himalayas reaching 1 foot high by 2.5 feet wide.  The shrub grows as a mound of slender spreading stems in a range of soil conditions, though it prefers well-drained areas. It will tolerate full sun to partial shade.  The compact, compound pinnate leaves of 3 to 5 leaflets are dark green and deciduous.  Jasminum parkeri blooms in early summer with small (under 1 inch) yellow flowers. These are trumpet-shaped with 5 petals. It is not Winter hardy in colder climates, so it is limited to zones 9 through 10.

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Tags:
#evergreen#sun#deciduous#full sun#partial shade#perennial#semi-evergreen#container plant#yellow flowers#winter interest#mass planting#mounding#well-drained soil#spreading#deer resistant#groundcover#summer interest#evergreen shrub#humidity tolerant#non-toxic for horses#non-toxic for dogs#non-toxic for cats
 
Cultivars / Varieties:
Tags:
#evergreen#sun#deciduous#full sun#partial shade#perennial#semi-evergreen#container plant#yellow flowers#winter interest#mass planting#mounding#well-drained soil#spreading#deer resistant#groundcover#summer interest#evergreen shrub#humidity tolerant#non-toxic for horses#non-toxic for dogs#non-toxic for cats
  • Attributes:
    Genus:
    Chrysojasminum
    Species:
    parkeri
    Family:
    Oleaceae
    Country Or Region Of Origin:
    Western Himalaya
  • Whole Plant Traits:
    Plant Type:
    Shrub
    Woody Plant Leaf Characteristics:
    Deciduous
    Habit/Form:
    Mounding
    Spreading
    Texture:
    Fine
  • Cultural Conditions:
    Light:
    Full sun (6 or more hours of direct sunlight a day)
    Partial Shade (Direct sunlight only part of the day, 2-6 hours)
    Soil Drainage:
    Good Drainage
    Available Space To Plant:
    12 inches-3 feet
    NC Region:
    Coastal
    Mountains
    Piedmont
    USDA Plant Hardiness Zone:
    6b, 6a, 7b, 7a, 8b, 8a, 9b, 9a, 10b, 10a
  • Flowers:
    Flower Color:
    Gold/Yellow
    Flower Value To Gardener:
    Fragrant
    Showy
    Flower Bloom Time:
    Spring
    Summer
    Flower Shape:
    Trumpet
    Flower Petals:
    4-5 petals/rays
    Flower Size:
    < 1 inch
    Flower Description:
    .5-.7" yellow flowers bloom in late spring to summer on new wood.
  • Leaves:
    Woody Plant Leaf Characteristics:
    Deciduous
    Leaf Color:
    Green
    Leaf Type:
    Compound (Pinnately , Bipinnately, Palmately)
    Leaf Arrangement:
    Alternate
    Leaf Shape:
    Ovate
    Hairs Present:
    No
    Leaf Length:
    < 1 inch
    Leaf Width:
    < 1 inch
    Leaf Description:
    Dark green leaves with 3 to 5 leaflets.
  • Stem:
    Stem Is Aromatic:
    No
  • Landscape:
    Landscape Theme:
    Rock Garden