Trachelospermum Jasminoides, Trachelospermum Asiaticum, Confederate Jasmine, Star Jasmine

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Posted by John Minton | Posted in Plants | Posted on 31-01-2011

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Your common “Star Jasmine” might actually be the Trachelospermum Jasminoides “Jasmine” plant or Trachelospermum Asiaticum. The core differences between these two variants are that T. Jasminoides has larger leaves and flowers more than the T. Asiaticum. The T. Asiaticum variety also has a yellow color around the hole in the center of the star shaped flower.

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Welcome to the Garden of Tomorrow

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Posted by John Minton | Posted in Uncategorized | Posted on 31-01-2011

Welcome to Garden of Tomorrow, a gardeners blog dedicated to the edible, fragrant and only the most beautiful plants I can get my hands on. My name is John Minton and I started gardening January of 2010, when I was 22 years old.

If you are new to gardening, you know there is a lot of room for error especially when you look something up online and you get information that isn’t accurate. When I first started gardening I looked up Jasmine and found that not only are there over 230 different types of Jasmine, but some of the “Jasmine” plants I have already purchased were in fact not jasmine at all, some were even poisonous…

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