Yellow Jessamine, Evening Trumpet Flower, Carolina Wild Woodbine
Southeastern U.S., to Central America
- Full Sun
- Part Sun/Shade
About This Plant
Sun/part shade; evergreen, with yellow trumpet flowers in spring and fall. The twining vines mound up informally and can reach 20 feet, piling over trees and structures if allowed. But not to worry; in general jessamine is easily tamed. It’s long-lived in suburban landscapes throughout central and East Texas. It is, however, toxic to grazing livestock.
Prune with hand pruners in spring (AFTER blooming) and again as needed during summer; where possible, cut stems to their base, which may be the main vine. The sap can be irritating — so wear gloves. Mulch to maintain some soil moisture.
5-20' H, 10-20' W
Full Sun, Part Sun/Shade
Clay, Sandy, Well drained
February, March, April, May