STAR JASMINE

STAR JASMINE

WHAT A STAR! I have  the gentle climber Star Jasmine  (Trachelospermum jasminodes ) growing all around my garden (ten plants at last count). It is extremely hardy, and survives our Blue Mountains frosts and snowfalls without the slightest  problem.  In the photo below  it is tumbling down

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Divine Daphne

Divine Daphne

Daphne is everywhere in my chilly, upper  Blue Mountains garden. It loves acid soil, which is why I grow it, along with  azaleas, rhododendrons, and hydrangeas. At last count I had nine…..sorry, ten. daphne bushes. What could be better than a shrub that flowers in mid winter

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