Jasminum officinale f. affine
Large-flowered jasmine, Jasminum officinale ‘Affine’, Jasminum affine, Jasminum grandiflorum misapplied, Jasminum officinale ‘Grandiflorum’, Jasminum officinale var. grandiflorum , Poet’s jasmine, Catalonian jasmine
- 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.
RHS AGM (Award of Garden Merit)
Flushed pink, White in Summer; White, Flushed pink in Autumn
Mid-green in Spring; Mid-green in Summer; Mid-green in Autumn
Prune out thin, old shoots after flowering.
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.
Wallside and trellises, Hedging/Screens, Low Maintenance, Roof terrace
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.
Chalky, Clay, Loamy, Sandy (will tolerate most soil types)
Well-drained, Moist but well-drained
Acid, Alkaline, Neutral
Partial Shade, Full Sun