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ID on climber much appreciated!

Hello all! Would be much obliged if anyone could help me out hugely by ID'ing this climber with lovely reddish, evergreen foliage?


  • BorderlineBorderline Posts: 4,700
    It's Trachelospermum Jasminoides, Star Jasmine.
  • One of my personal top ten plants, it's hard to find fault with it!
  • ObelixxObelixx Posts: 30,009
    It's a bit nesh.  I bought one for my Belgian garden after chappy assured me it was hardy but he apparently meant in town and maybe just to -5C or so.  My then garden got to -20C so it died.

    However, this garden doesn't get heavy frosts and they're short lived so I have 2 of these plants now and both have gained red tints in their foliage during the recent cold spell.   One is planted in the potager to grow up the hen pen and provide shade but also attract pollinators and the other is still in a pot awaiting a trellis near a new seating area.

    Fabulous flowers and perfume to come.   gorgeous.
    Vendée - 20kms from Atlantic coast.
    "We don't stop playing because we grow old; we grow old because we stop playing." - George Bernard Shaw
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