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Wednesday, April 16, 2003

Star Jasmine and Honeysuckle. the

Star Jasmine and Honeysuckle. the star jasmine (trachelospermum jasminoides) is just starting to bloom between the back door and garage. only a few flowers are open yet, but the entire thing is covered with buds. you can already smell a hint of the fragrance -- it will be almost overpowering in a few more days.

this is just about exactly the same date it bloomed last year.

the coral honeysuckle (lonicera sempervirens) by the back door is close to blooming, too. but it has only one cluster of buds to show so far. the japanese honeysuckle next to it would be blooming right now if i weren't pinching off the tips every few days.

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