Carolina Jessamine Details

Carolina Jessamine

  • Botanical Name: Gelsemium sempervirens
  • Plant Type: Vine
  • Light Requirement: Full Sun, Partial Shade
  • Water Demand: Low, Medium
  • Landscape Use: Deer Resistant, Erosion Control, Lawn substitute
  • Ornamental Value: Yellow
  • Native/Adapted: Native
  • Wildlife Value: Butterflies
  • Season: Spring, Fall
  • Deciduous/Evergreen: Evergreen
  • Plant Form: Twining
  • Plant Spread: 5'-8'
  • Plant Height: 10'-20'


Prolific flowers in full sun, but blooms in partial shade. Grows well on trellises and fences. All parts of the plant are poisonous.

Carolina Jessamine Photos