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Jasminum tortuosum, African Jasmine, Perfume jasmine

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Jasminum tortuosum

African Jasmine, Perfume jasmine
Family: Oleaceae
Origin: South Africa
Vine or creeperFull sunSemi-shadeRegular waterWhite/off-white flowersFragrantAttracts butterflies, hummingbirds

If you are looking for a Jasmine with fragrance and strong growth to fill your growing area, J. 'Tortuosum' is the one. This vigorous, heavy grower has clusters of delicately fragrant star-white blooms that emerge on the growing tips. Blooming throughout the year. Hardy Zone 9 and higher. Grows to 3' in container, minimum temperature 50°, everbloomer. Nari Bhatia: "Jasminum Tortuosum (Sun-A-Jaji) The sweet fragrance of this creeper blooms almost throughout the year. The star shape flowers look very delicate yet they remain open for long period of time. Grown around temples in the south. The flowers are used for pooja".


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