As a gardener, you know that jasmine is one of the most popular plants to grow. It’s versatile and can be used in many different ways!
One pink variety of jasmine is often overlooked – but it should not be.
The pink jasmine vine (Jasminum polyanthum) has starry white blooms and grows quickly and easily, making it perfect for any garden or landscaping project.
The pink jasmine vine is just as beautiful and versatile as other varieties of jasmine. It grows quickly, blooms often, needs very little care and works well in many different situations.
One reason it’s so popular is that it can be seen on trellises (which they grow out of fast), walls, arbors, chain link fences – even growing up into trees or phone poles! You will find pink jasmines all across the country everywhere landscaping projects are underway.
If you want a plant that looks good year-round with minimal effort required to maintain its beauty then this variety may be for you! This hardy climber produces white starry flowers every summer until fall when their leaves turn pink and red.
How to Grow Pink Jasmine Vine
Plant pink jasmine vine in well-drained soil and make sure it gets plenty of sun.
Choose a place with full sunlight to plant pink jasmine vines for blooms all summer long. If you can’t give them this much light, then they will still do fine but may not bloom as heavily or at all.
Water pink jasmines just enough so that the soil is moist, never soggy wet because their roots are shallow. They also need very little pruning if any since most varieties grow quickly without help! This means less work on your part when growing pink jasmine vines which makes everyone happy!
Pink jasmine vines can grow up to 20 feet long if left unchecked.
4-5 hours of sunshine per day is required for Sweet Jasmine. It will also thrive in the shade, but it will leggy and won’t bloom.
Keep the soil moist, but not wet. Overwatering can kill jasmine plants. Jasmine also doesn’t like to sit in waterlogged soils for extended periods of time.
Jasmine does well in most soils as long as they are well-drained.
Do not fertilize pink jasmine during blooming; wait until the plant is done flowering and has stopped growing new compound leaves before fertilizing with a slow-release product or diluted fish emulsion.
Trim off any dead wood or growth that doesn’t look healthy throughout the year, but don’t do heavy pruning while the flowering plant is blooming or it will take away from next season’s flowers.
Jasmine vine can get pests like aphids, whiteflies, and scale. If you notice any of these on your jasmine plant, treat them with an organic or chemical pesticide as needed.
Planting Pink Jasmine in a Container
One way to use pink jasmine is by planting it in a container.
You can find pink jasmine vine at most nurseries. Look for plants that have an abundance of starry white blooms in clusters.
Pink jasmine vines grow fast, so make sure you choose a pot or planter that is big enough to accommodate the plant’s growth.
Pink jasmine is very versatile and can be used in a variety of ways. You can plant pink jasmine on trellises, walls, arbors, or chain-link fences. It can also be grown up into trees and phone poles.
If you have limited space, planting pink jasmine in a container is a great way to use this beautiful vine.