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Jasminum officinalis Affine

15.00

3.5ltr pot

8m ht  x 1m sp

5-10 years till maturity

J. officinale f. affine is a vigorous, twining shrub with pinnate, mid-green leaves composed of elliptic, loong-pointed leaflets. Pink buds open to clusters of fragrant, pink-flushed white flowers in summer.

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Botanical name

Jasminum officinale f. affine

Other names

Large-flowered jasmine, Jasminum officinale ‘Affine’, Jasminum affine, Jasminum grandiflorum misapplied, Jasminum officinale ‘Grandiflorum’, Jasminum officinale var. grandiflorum , Poet’s jasmine, Catalonian jasmine

Genus

Jasminum

Species

  1. officinale f. affine– J. officinale f. affine is a vigorous, twining shrub with pinnate, mid-green leaves composed of elliptic, loong-pointed leaflets. Pink buds open to clusters of fragrant, pink-flushed white flowers in summer.

Foliage

Deciduous

Habit

Arching, Climbing

Awards

RHS AGM (Award of Garden Merit)

COLOUR

Flower

Flushed pink, White in Summer; White, Flushed pink in Autumn

Foliage

Mid-green in Spring; Mid-green in Summer; Mid-green in Autumn

General care

Pruning

Prune out thin, old shoots after flowering.

Propagation methods

Layering, Semi-hardwood cuttings

WHERE TO GROW

Jasminum officinale f. affine (Large-flowered jasmine) will reach a height of 8m and a spread of 1m after 5-10 years.

Suggested uses

Wallside and trellises, Hedging/Screens, Low Maintenance, Roof terrace

Cultivation

Plant in well-drained soil in a warm, sunny, sheltered site. Tolerates partial shade and colder spots if the soil is well-drained. Fragrance is best in sun.

Soil type

Chalky, Clay, Loamy, Sandy (will tolerate most soil types)

Soil drainage

Well-drained, Moist but well-drained

Soil pH

Acid, Alkaline, Neutral

Light

Partial Shade, Full Sun

Aspect

South, West

Exposure

Sheltered

Botanical name

Jasminum officinale f. affine

Other names

Large-flowered jasmine, Jasminum officinale ‘Affine’, Jasminum affine, Jasminum grandiflorum misapplied, Jasminum officinale ‘Grandiflorum’, Jasminum officinale var. grandiflorum , Poet’s jasmine, Catalonian jasmine

Genus

Jasminum

Species

  1. officinale f. affine– J. officinale f. affine is a vigorous, twining shrub with pinnate, mid-green leaves composed of elliptic, loong-pointed leaflets. Pink buds open to clusters of fragrant, pink-flushed white flowers in summer.

Foliage

Deciduous

Habit

Arching, Climbing

Awards

RHS AGM (Award of Garden Merit)

COLOUR

Flower

Flushed pink, White in Summer; White, Flushed pink in Autumn

Foliage

Mid-green in Spring; Mid-green in Summer; Mid-green in Autumn

General care

Pruning

Prune out thin, old shoots after flowering.

Propagation methods

Layering, Semi-hardwood cuttings

WHERE TO GROW

Jasminum officinale f. affine (Large-flowered jasmine) will reach a height of 8m and a spread of 1m after 5-10 years.

Suggested uses

Wallside and trellises, Hedging/Screens, Low Maintenance, Roof terrace

Cultivation

Plant in well-drained soil in a warm, sunny, sheltered site. Tolerates partial shade and colder spots if the soil is well-drained. Fragrance is best in sun.

Soil type

Chalky, Clay, Loamy, Sandy (will tolerate most soil types)

Soil drainage

Well-drained, Moist but well-drained

Soil pH

Acid, Alkaline, Neutral

Light

Partial Shade, Full Sun

Aspect

South, West

Exposure

Sheltered