Enjoy rich purple summer flowers that burst from the midst of green and silver foliage of the Aztec Jasmine along poolsides or in woodland gardens. The Aztec Jasmine is a flowering evergreen vine that is native to Mexico and Guatemala. It is an easy-care plant that is hardy in zones 9-11, and can be grown as a houseplant in cooler climates. It has vibrant green foliage that is highlighted by fragrant, white star-shaped blooms.
This fast-growing vine is perfect for covering a wall or fence, and can reach heights of 15-20 feet. It prefers well-drained, evenly moist soil and thrives in full sun to partial shade. It does best in temperatures between 65-80 degrees Fahrenheit, and can tolerate temperatures down to 40 degrees Fahrenheit. However, protect it from strong winds and extreme cold.
Aztec Jasmine is a low maintenance plant that requires little pruning and is deer resistant. It is a great choice for beginner gardeners, as it is easy to grow and maintain. The fragrant blooms attract butterflies and hummingbirds, making it a great addition to any garden or landscape.
This stunning vine is drought tolerant once established and requires minimal water. During the summer months, water deeply once a week. During the winter months, water it lightly every two weeks. It also benefits from a slow-release fertilizer at the beginning of the growing season. With proper care, your Aztec Jasmine will thrive and bring beauty to your landscape for years to come.