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Gold Tip Jasmine

Jasminum mesnyi 'Gold Tip'

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Gold Tip Jasmine (Jasminum mesnyi 'Gold Tip') at All Seasons Nursery

Gold Tip Jasmine foliage

Gold Tip Jasmine foliage

(Photo courtesy of NetPS Plant Finder)

Height:  5 feet

Spread:  5 feet

Sunlight:  full sun  partial shade 

Hardiness Zone:  7

Other Names:  syn. Jasminum primulinum, Primrose Jasmine


Beautiful, semi-evergreen variegated foliage makes a great visual display even when not in bloom; sun for best color, but adapts to shade; pale yellow flowers appear from spring to fall; a nice mounded habit, or can be trained on pergolas or trellises

Ornamental Features

Gold Tip Jasmine is bathed in stunning buttery yellow star-shaped flowers along the branches from mid spring to mid fall. The flowers are excellent for cutting. It has attractive yellow-variegated deciduous emerald green foliage with hints of gold which emerges yellow in spring. The oval leaves are highly ornamental but do not develop any appreciable fall color. The fruit is not ornamentally significant.

Landscape Attributes

Gold Tip Jasmine is a dense multi-stemmed deciduous shrub with a mounded form. Its relatively fine texture sets it apart from other landscape plants with less refined foliage.

This shrub will require occasional maintenance and upkeep, and should only be pruned after flowering to avoid removing any of the current season's flowers. It is a good choice for attracting bees and butterflies to your yard. It has no significant negative characteristics.

Gold Tip Jasmine is recommended for the following landscape applications;

  • Mass Planting
  • Hedges/Screening
  • General Garden Use

Planting & Growing

Gold Tip Jasmine will grow to be about 5 feet tall at maturity, with a spread of 5 feet. It tends to fill out right to the ground and therefore doesn't necessarily require facer plants in front, and is suitable for planting under power lines. It grows at a medium rate, and under ideal conditions can be expected to live for approximately 30 years.

This shrub does best in full sun to partial shade. It does best in average to evenly moist conditions, but will not tolerate standing water. It is not particular as to soil pH, but grows best in rich soils. It is somewhat tolerant of urban pollution. Consider applying a thick mulch around the root zone in winter to protect it in exposed locations or colder microclimates. This is a selected variety of a species not originally from North America.

Hardiness Zone Plant Height Minimum Sunlight
Massing  Screening  Garden 
Flowers  Foliage Color  Attracts Wildlife 
Ornamental Features

Disclaimer - This Plant Finder tool is an online resource representing many of the varieties that we carry over the course of the season, and is intended for informational purposes only. Inventory varies seasonally, so we cannot guarantee that every plant will be in stock at all times - please contact the store directly for current availability. It does not include our entire selection of plants, so be sure to visit our store to see varieties that may not be represented on this list.