Called pikake in Hawaii, Sambac is the plant used to flavor the jasmine tea and making perfumes. Perfect houseplant, takes both sun or shade, Jasminum Sambac is a beautiful fragrant everbloomer for your home and garden. Grand Duke is a slow grower and grows as a bush. It has the biggest of all sambacs tripple cauliflowered (camellia-like shaped) fragrant flowers. Excellent foliage of deep green ruffled leaves on strong rigidly erect canes; easily produces its typically solitary flower if provided richly fertilized warm soil, bright light and even levels of humidity. It has bushy growth habit; trim regularly to avoid legginess. Avoid chill to prevent flower bud drop. This variety is relatively shade tolerant, slow growing and compact, thus is good for potting and indoor culture.
New hybrid variety Supreme has elongated leaves and larger flowers that often come in bunches.
Read more about Jasminum Sambac varieties and see more pictures: Jasminum Sambac Page.