Q: I am desperately trying to find one of the real old fashioned Jasmine
bushes, deciduous leaves, not very showy, with white simple flowers but with a
I asked in special garden shops and was told that
this bush was 'in' around 1900 and a bit later but that it then became so much 'in'
that it went 'out' after a while.
For me, very special memories from my childhood
in Czechoslovakia are connected to this plant, and I would like to have it
in my garden.
Can you give me some advice?
However, it is a plant mainly for
truly dedicated gardeners, as it requires more attention than many others.
If your local garden centers or nurseries do not carry jasmine, you can find
it on the Web.
Simply do a websearch under either name, and filter through
the results. You'll find a number of sites that offer these plants in pots
ready for your enjoyment, available for shipment right to your door, and
complete with instructions for care.