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Confederate Jasmine, Star Jasmine 'Madison'

Trachelospermum jasminoides

Family: Apocynaceae (a-pos-ih-NAY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Trachelospermum (tray-key-low-SPER-mum) (Info)
Species: jasminoides (jaz-min-OY-deez) (Info)
Cultivar: Madison


Vines and Climbers

Foliage Color:

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Bloom Characteristics:

Flowers are fragrant

Water Requirements:

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Where to Grow:

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10-12 ft. (3-3.6 m)

12-15 ft. (3.6-4.7 m)

15-20 ft. (4.7-6 m)


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USDA Zone 8a: to -12.2 C (10 F)

USDA Zone 8b: to -9.4 C (15 F)

Sun Exposure:

Light Shade

Partial to Full Shade


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Bloom Color:

White/Near White

Bloom Time:

Mid Spring



This plant is resistant to deer

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This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Opelika, Alabama

Lula, Georgia

Prosperity, South Carolina

Memphis, Tennessee

Grapevine, Texas

Seattle, Washington

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Gardeners' Notes:


On Apr 26, 2016, Saloca from Grapevine, TX wrote:

If you live anywhere outside of Florida, the Gulf Coast, or other coastal areas with non-freezing winters, and want to try a Confederate Star Jasmine, then I highly recommend this "Madison" variety. Mine is about 10 yrs old and thriving in the Dallas - Ft. Worth area, which has generally mild winters, except for unfortunate and inevitable bouts of well-below-freezing. I think "Madison" is more attractive than the regular variety, with it's darker green, more rounded leaves. Mine bloomed esp heavy this spring, and greets me with a fabulous fragrance as I walk out my back door!


On May 13, 2013, soldiersong from North Plains, OR (Zone 8a) wrote:

This has been winter hardy at 450' outside Portland, OR, although the leaves become red and yellow in cold weather. I have it in afternoon sun and it does fine. This list says partial to full shade, but Monrovia says full sun to full shade, which I think is more suitable, as it is thriving in sun here.


On Jun 29, 2008, cedar18 from Lula, GA (Zone 7b) wrote:

A great evergreen vine with fabulously scented flowers. Supposedly not hardy here but I've had it for 9 years on the SW corner of my house in the shade. Sometimes a late freeze damages the flower buds, but generally it blooms early May. Will cling to surfaces.