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VINE: Gelsemium sempervirens (Carolina Jessamine)

Tried and True Native Plant Selections for the Mid-Atlantic

The fragrant yellow bells of Carolina Jessamine are a sure sign of spring. A profusion of flowers appear for several months, and the glossy, oval leaves remain attractive all year. This native is at home from Guatemala north to the southeastern United States. It is South Carolina’s state flower. Continue reading

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VINE: Bignonia capreolata, Crossvine

Tried and True Native Plant Selections for the Mid-Atlantic This semi-evergreen vine can cling to stone, brick, and wood without support. Found in forests and along roadsides mainly in the South,* its showy, two-tone flowers are an early nectar source … Continue reading

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VINE: Wisteria frutescens, American Wisteria

Tried and True Native Plant Selections for the Mid-Atlantic The wild native wisteria is a climbing vine with chains of richly colored, sweetly fragrant flowers, although not as dramatic or as rampant as its Asian cousins. This member of the Pea family is native to … Continue reading

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VINE: Gelsemium sempervirens (Carolina Jessamine)

Tried and True Native Plant Selections for the Mid-Atlantic The fragrant yellow bells of Carolina Jessamine are a sure sign of spring. A profusion of flowers appear for several months, and the glossy, oval leaves remain attractive all year. This native is at home … Continue reading

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