Jasmine flowers are small, waxy, white flowers with five or six lobes. Approximately an inch in size, they have a strong, sweet scent and flower in the spring and summer in most areasContinue Reading
True jasmine belongs to the Oleaceae family. It grows as a bush or shrub, reaching heights of 10 to 15 feet. Jasmine has shiny, oval leaves that can be either evergreen or deciduous.
Jasmine is prized for its scented oil, which is often extracted for use in perfumes and cosmetics. Jasmine is often confused with false jasmine belonging to the Loganiaceae family. This species is too toxic for human use.Learn more about Outdoor Plants & Flowers
To identify flowers by pictures, observe the image and note details about the flower or plant, such as the pedal shape and color, the leaf shape, the plant's size and any other unique characteristics. If you take a picture of a flower to identify, make note of its location and the season. To narrow down the search results, use a plant identification resource such as an online database, or find one at your local library, bookstore, university or garden center.Full Answer >
Some tips for identifying different flowers include observing the shape, size and color of the flower, as well as the month in which it blooms. Note the cluster type, leaf shape and plant type to identify blooms. Observing reproductive parts and how a flower is pollinated also helps with identification.Full Answer >
In order to plant Asian jasmine, the plants need to be laid out in a grid-like pattern with staggered rows and sufficient spacing, holes need to be dug, soil needs to be pressed down firmly and the plants need to be watered thoroughly. The soil needs to be kept moist until new growth appears.Full Answer >
Jasmine can be started indoors from a cutting of the stem and grown into a plant that can be potted outdoors. To do this, you need peat, perlite, pruning shears, houshold cleaner, rooting hormone, a plastic growing container, and a plastic bag or aquarium. This process takes several months.Full Answer >