Variegated Crepe Jasmine

Weight:- 500 g

Tabernaemontana divaricata Variegata

Family

Apocynaceae

Origin

India

Description

Variegated Crepe Jasmine is an evergreen shrub that averages 6 to 8 feet high with a comparable spread. It is well-branched and spreading with a rounded form and a moderate growth rate.

Leaves are evergreen, oblong-shaped, simple, glossy, opposite in arrangement, an average of 4 to 6 inches long, and medium green in color with creamy variegation. It has pinnate veins, milky sap, and entire margins.

The white flowers are pinwheel-shaped, 5-petaled, waxy, very fragrant (especially at night), and 2 to 2 1/2 inches across. It blooms throughout the year in warmer areas with a heavier flowering in the spring and from spring to fall elsewhere.

Environment

Crepe jasmines thrive outdoors in warm climates& needs a well drained soil. The plant grows in both full sun or partial shade. The plant prefers a little acidic soil.

Feed once monthly with a balanced organic fertiliser. If the soil is very alkaline, crepe jasmine care will include more frequent applications of fertilizer.

Landscape Use

Mass planting; specimen plant; containers; hedge / screening; foundation plant; trained as a small tree.