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Trachelospermum jasminoides 'Ogon Nishiki'


Trachelospermum jasminoides 'Ogon Nishiki'

Family Name: Apocynaceae
Synonyms: Malouetia asiatica 'Ogon Nishiki', Trachelospermum asiaticum 'Gold Brocade', Trachelospermum asiaticum 'Torafu', Trachelospermum asiaticum 'Ogon Nishiki'
Common Name: Japanese Star Jasmine, Gold Brocade Asian Jasmine, Gold Heart Korean Jasmine


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Classifications and Characteristics

Plant Division Angiosperms (Flowering Seed Plants) (Dicotyledon)
Plant Growth Form Climber, Vine & Liana, Creeper
Lifespan (in Singapore) Perennial
Mode of Nutrition Autotrophic

Landscaping Features

Desirable Plant Features Ornamental Foliage, Fragrant (Flowers) (Day)
Plant & Rootzone Preference - Tolerance Dry Soils / Drought, Fertile Loamy Soils, Well-Drained Soils
Landscape Uses Hanging Basket, Vertical Greenery / Green Wall, Flowerbed / Border, Container Planting
Thematic Landscaping Golden Garden, Naturalistic Garden

Plant Care and Propagation

Light Preference Full Sun, Semi-Shade
Water Preference Moderate Water, Little Water
Plant Growth Rate Moderate
Maintenance Requirements Moderate
Propagation Method Stem Cutting


Foliage Retention Evergreen
Mature Foliage Colour(s) Green, Orange, Red, Yellow / Golden
Mature Foliage Texture(s) Smooth
Foliar Type Simple / Unifoliate
Foliar Venation Pinnate / Net
Foliar Margin Entire
Prominent Young Flush Colour(s) Remarks Orange, Red

Non - Foliar and Storage

Stem Type & Modification Woody
Root Type Underground (Tap Root, Fibrous Root)

Floral (Angiosperm)

Flower & Plant Sexuality 1 Bisexual Flowers
Flower Colour(s) Cream / Off-White, White
Flowering Habit Polycarpic

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Master ID 29168
Species ID 3477
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Species record last updated on: 19 April 2022.