Now I ask myself, "how could anyone have less than a wonderful day after being greeted by this sight?
Carolina jessamine is a native evergreen vine with beautiful, fragrant yellow flowers that bloom in the Spring. It has small dark green, waxy leaves and can grow up to 20 feet long. Carolina jessamine grows well in the South.
It usually blooms in April but with this very early spring, like everything else, it is making its show a good month earlier than usual.
Gelsemium sempervirens is a twining vine in the family Gelsemiaceae, native to warm temperate and tropical America from Guatemala north to the Southeastern United States. It has a number of common names including yellow jessamine or jasmine, Carolina jasmine or jessamine, evening trumpetflower,gelsemium and woodbine.
|Gelsemium sempervirens by Ellis Rowan, 1901|
I hope you have a wonderful day, whether in the company of Carolina Jessamine or not!