|Jasmine in full flower - Flickr.com, Conuropsis|
|Flickr.com, Katrin Hagel|
One of the easiest plants to cultivate, Winter Jasmine isn't fussy where it grows. Happy in full sun to part shade, it will spread out and wonder, rooting readily whenever its stems touch moist ground. Pruning should be done in spring immediately after flowering to prevent bare patches from appearing. Old, established plants welcome heavy cutting back by removing one third of the oldest growth to the ground to rejuvenate its vigor. Plants left unpruned tend to become woody and congested with dead stems. Winter Jasmine can be trained vertically on fences or walls using support wires to fan the stems, or traditionally allowed to trail across the ground. The best applications I've seen is spilling down steep slopes or cascading over high retaining walls, softening the harshness of the materials.
|Cascading over a wall - Flickr.com, Hardy Tropical|