Carolina jasmine is the state flower of South Carolina. It's hardy to USDA Zones 7-10 and is best grown in moist, organically rich, well-drained soils in full sun and acid to slightly alkaline pH. It will grow as a twining vine or, if unsupported, as a bushy ground cover. It can become weedy in disturbed areas and along roadsides.
Also known as
Carolina Jessamine, Carolina Jessamine, Yellow jessamine, Jasmine, Carolina jasmine, Jessamine, Evening trumpetflower and Woodbine
How to care for Gelsemium
Gelsemium needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot located in Columbia, South Carolina.
Use our water calculator to personalize watering recommendations to your environment or download Greg for more advanced recommendations for all of your plants.
October 2nd, 2022
Sunlight intensity as measured by “net radiation” in Columbia is currently high 📈.
The availability of high quality sunlight in your home impacts ability for plants to thrive and is key in determi…
September 27th, 2022
Columbia is trending towards lower sunlight intensity!
The amount of sunlight in Columbia is expected to decrease by 24.6% over the next 2 weeks to an average of 13.5 megajoules of energy per m2 p…
Gelsemium love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.
Place it less than 1ft from a south-facing window to maximize the potential for growth during this time of higher sunlight intensity in Columbia, South Carolina ☀️.
This is a great time to watch your Gelsemium thrive 🌿!
Most potting soils come with ample nutrients which plants use to produce new growth.
By the time your plant has depleted the nutrients in its soil it’s likely grown enough to need a larger pot anyway.
To replenish this plant's nutrients, repot your Gelsemium after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.