During Winter and some early Spring shipments. Some of the plant materials in this shipment are DORMANT. This means that even though they have no green top growth, they will grow from dormant buds when temperatures are right. For many perennials, This 'rest period' is ESSENTIAL to good flowering performance in the upcoming season. During Summer/Winter months shipping might be delayed as we only will be shipping on days that we know it wonít harm the plant(s). Monday through Thursday
Orange Zest Flowering Jasmine Plant - Cestrum aurantiacum - 2.5" Pot
JASMINE: A jasmine plant is a great addition to a garden or a home. Jasmine, known for its beautiful flowers and shining leaves, can fill your house with a unique fragrance. Jasmine is basically a bushy shrub that releases fragrance at night. There are 200 species, mostly from Asia, Europe and Africa. Jasmine is native to tropical and warm temperate regions. This sprawling shrub has glossy, smooth, simple leaves 4"-8" long. Vine-like stems reach up to 12' in its native habitat, but it seldom reaches more than a 4' mound in a single season. It blooms in cycles throughout warm weather. Golden-yellow tubular flowers rise from above leaves along the stem, followed by shiny white, fleshy berries. Location:Tropical America. Culture: Grows in light, sandy soil; not salt tolerant. Adaptable to a variety of conditions and usually requires little care except for frost protection. Full to filtered sun. Tolerates light shade, but blooms best in good sun. Moisture: Average to moist. Hardiness:USDA Zone 8 and frost-free areas. Propagation:Cuttings, seed. Roots easily. Usage: This is a popular landscape plant in warm climates. For a mixed border, background, or as a free-standing specimen, this shrub is attractive and unpretentious. Use in butterfly gardens, as jessamine provides food for the larvae of some caterpillars. It can also be grown as a house plant Features: No fragrant garden should be without a Cestrum. The starter plant you will receive is growing in a 2.5" Pot
Golden-yellow tubular flowers
Proper name: Cestrum aurantiaum 'Orange Zest'
A jasmine plant is a great addition to a garden or a home
Vine-like stems reach up to 12' in its native habitat, but it seldom reaches more than a 4' mound in a single season