1 8 -10 in tall multi leaf and well rooted plant blooming strongest fragrance out of all the fragrant plants
FAMILY : Solanaceae
ORIGIN : tropical America
SIZE : 8'
LIGHT REQUIREMENTS : full/partial sun
WATER REQUIREMENTS : keep moist
MIN. TEMP. : mid 20�s
FLOWER : warmer months of the year
strongest fragrance out of all the fragrant plants
In the evening the fragrance becomes almost intoxicating.
It is a common misconception that this bush is fragrant only at night. It is true that the fragrance is stronger in the evening but you can still smell a light scent all day long.
Plants bloom on and off during the warmer months of the year.
Cestrum nocturnum in an interesting plant for mild climates that are frost-free. However, it can withstand occasional freezing temperatures, down to about 26�F-28�F (-2�C to -3�C) and thus can be grown in USDA zones
General aspect and origins - Cestrum nocturnum is also known as night-blooming jasmine, night queen or lady of the night. It is a small and relatively fast-growing shrub, that has small and powerfully scented small flowers.
Leaves - This shrub has simple leaves that are 4 to 8 in (10-20 cm) long. They are dark green and glossy. This shrub is evergreen to decidious, according to the climate.
Flowers - Cestrum nocturnum blooms in the summer and early fall. Flowers are greenish white and small. They open at night