How to Space Apart for Planting Jasmine


Jasmines are generally fast-spreading plants with varieties suitable as ground cover, vines, shrubs and hedges. Many jasmines are deciduous, but some are evergreen or are evergreen in warmer climates. The main appeal is the small, fragrant flowers. Because jasmines cover a variety of genuses and species, you can probably find one that works for your climate.

Step 1

Plant shrub varieties, such as crepe and star jasmine, 3 to 4 feet apart and 2 feet from any structures.

Step 2

Plant ground cover jasmines, such as confederate jasmine, 4 feet apart to encourage adequate spreading without overcrowding.

Step 3

Plant large hedge varieties, such as night blooming jasmine, 8 to 10 feet apart and 6 feet from any structures.


  • University of Florida IFAS Extension: Ground Covers for Florida Homes
  • University of Florida IFAS Extension: Tabernaemontana divaricata Crepe Jasmine, Pinwheel flower
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