Arabian Jasmine

Jasminum sambac

SKU
07178
Lush foliage on vine-like growth with intensely fragrant, little white flowers that open at night and close in the morning, fading to pink as they age. Widely grown in the tropics as an ornamental plant and for its strongly scented flowers. Use in containers near patios and entryways where the fragrance can be enjoyed. A frost-tender evergreen.
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Water regularly to maintain evenly moist soil - weekly, or more often.

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Botanical PronunciationJAZ-mih-num SAM-bak
LoreThe dried flowers of Arabian jasmine are used by the Chinese to flavor jasmine tea. In Hawaii they use the flowers in leis. In India they're used in garlands, and Arabian jasmine is the national flower of the Philippines.
Average Size at MaturityQuickly reaches 6 to 8 ft. tall, 3 to 4 ft. wide, with support.
Bloom TimeSummer into fall; year-round in warm climates.
Deciduous/ EvergreenEvergreen
Flower AttributeFragrant, Showy Flowers
Flower ColorWhite
Foliage ColorGreen
Garden StyleAsian/Zen, Cottage, Tropical
Growth HabitRounded
Growth RateFast
Landscape UseBorder, Container, Espalier, Hedge, Mass Planting, Urban Garden
Light NeedsFull sun, Partial sun
Special FeatureEasy Care, Tolerates Acidic Soil, Year-round Interest, Fast Growing, Pet Friendly
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsWater regularly to maintain evenly moist soil - weekly, or more often.
Companion PlantsCrape Myrtle (Lagerstroemia); Plumbago (Plumbago); Sweet Potato Vine (Ipomoea); Lantana (Lantana); New Zealand Flax (Phormium)

Thrives in enriched, moist, well-drained soils. Water deeply, regularly during the first growing season to establish an extensive root system. Once established, water regularly to maintain evenly moist soil. Fertilize before new growth begins in spring. Prune after flowering to keep the plants thinned and shaped.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 9-10

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