Botanical Name: Trachelospermum jasminoides
Common Name: Star Jasmine, Maile Haole  
Plant photo of: Trachelospermum jasminoides
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  • Anatomy

  • Culture

  • Design

Plant Type

Shrub, Vine


Height Range

1-3', 3-6', 6-12', 12-25', 25-40'


Flower Color



Flower Season

Spring, Summer


Leaf Color

Green, Dark Green


Bark Color



Fruit Color



Fruit Season



Full, Half, Shade





Growth Rate

Moderate, Slow


Soil Type

Clay, Loam


Soil Condition

Average, Well-drained, Moist


Soil pH



Adverse Factors


Design Styles

English Cottage, Mediterranean, Seascape, Spanish, Tropical


Accenting Features

Espalier, Fragrance, Showy Flowers


Seasonal Interest

Spring, Summer


Location Uses

Entry, Foundation, Patio, Swimming Pool


Special Uses

Cascade, Container, Erosion Control, Filler, Mass Planting, Fire Resistant


Attracts Wildlife


Information by: Jerry Sortomme Editor
Photographer: Linda Engstrom
  • Description

  • Notes

The Star Jasmine is an evergreen vine that grows 20' tall or as a groundcover that reaches 1'-2' tall and 4'-5' wide. It has white fragrant flowers in the summer and can tolerate sun or partial shade. The Star Jasmine is also drought tolerant. -Cornflower Farms
Planting: 1. Dig a hole 1" less the depth and 2 times the width of the container. 2. Fill hole with water, let soak. 3. Set root ball in hole. 4. Fill hole halfway with native soil and water. 5. Finish back filling hole, build basin and water.