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 Louisville, Kentucky.
Use our water calculator to personalize watering recommendations to your environment or download Greg for more advanced recommendations for all of your plants.
October 4th, 2022
Sunlight energy as measured by “net radiation” in Louisville is currently medium 👌.
The availability of high quality sunlight in your home impacts ability for plants to thrive and is key in determ…
October 3rd, 2022
Louisville is trending towards lower sunlight intensity!
The amount of sunlight in Louisville is expected to decrease by 30% over the next 2 weeks to an average of 11.7 megajoules of energy per m2…
October 2nd, 2022
This month, Louisville is getting an average of 10.4 hours of clear sky sunlight per day.
Hours of daylight will decrease by 14.1% over the next two weeks. Your plants will get 10.9 total hours of…
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 Louisville, Kentucky ☀️.
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.
October 2nd, 2022
The growing potential in Louisville is medium 👌.
It's best to repot plants during their active growing periods when they have the energy to re-establish their roots! This is a great time to repot …