Grow Madagascar jasmine (Stephanotis floribunda) in a sunny window to enjoy its sweet perfume. Outdoors, this vining tropical will climb an arbor or trellis. As a houseplant, it's happy in a cool spot in your home. Keep the soil constantly moist.
For intense fragrance, grow this jasmine. It typically flowers spring through fall, but tosses open blooms in winter, too, if growing conditions provide warmth and sun. Give it a spot near a southern-facing window. The perfume is similar to gardenia. Plants may be slow to bloom the first year. Just wait—the flower show kicks into gear as plants age. Botanical name: Jasminum azoricum
Fill your home with the sweet scent of orange blossoms year round by growing orange jasmine (Murraya paniculata). This bloomer opens its white waxy flowers throughout the year. Bright light coaxes best flowering. Place plants near a sunny southern window.
An intense and intoxicating perfume wafts from the flowers of night-blooming jasmine each evening. Plants blossom intermittently year-round and grow rapidly. Prune as needed to retain shape. Just make sure not to prune too often, since flowers form on mature stems. Give this plant a sunny southern window for best flowering. Botanical name: Cestrum nocturnum
Let this evergreen vine tumble over an arbor or espalier it on a wall or trellis. Pink jasmine grows to 20 feet, with fragrant, pinkish-white spring blooms. Hardy in USDA zones 8 to 10, this trailing plant also grows as a ground cover or in containers.
Also known as Arabian tea jasmine, ‘Maid of Orleans’ (Jasminum sambac) is usually raised for its perfumed blooms. The blossoms also make a refreshing flavored water. Simply place flowers in cold water, refrigerate overnight, and drink in the morning. This jasmine thrives indoors or out, although it’s only winter hardy in Zone 10. Indoors, keep it in a bright southern window with temps above 65 F. ‘Maid of Orleans’ grows into a shrub form. Prune as needed to control and direct growth.
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