Here in the Tampa Bay Area when people need a bulletproof plant for a groundcover that will grow where other options will not.. Minima has low water needs once established and aside from occasional trimming, is very carefree. We provide robust 2 inch plugs or 4 inch plugs. They are easy to plant and ready to grow. No problem! Minima Jasmine loves the heat and can even survive cold spells.
Asiatic jasmine is an evergreen, vine-like woody plant that is commonly used in Florida landscapes due to its hardiness and drought tolerance. Native to Japan and Korea, Trachelospermum asiaticum is a low maintenance groundcover that is great for mass plantings and turfgrass alternatives. In shady areas, it also provides needed texture and variation. Despite the name, this plant is not related to the common jasmine plant.
Sign In Create Account. Toggle navigation. Home Advice Blog. Trachelospermum asiaticum , commonly called Asian or Asiatic Jasmine, is very easy to grow when planted right and in the right spot. Below are general guidelines for planting in various types of soil, ranging from clay to sandy and loam soils, and in containers.
Dear Neil: Is this a good time to plant Asian jasmine ground cover? A: Perhaps not. For those the best time would be late March or April, before the burst of new growth in spring, but well after the danger of really cold winter weather has passed. You run too much risk of erosion.