About Jasmine Plants
Topic: Flowering issues
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Nestled among the lush tapestry of floral wonders, few plants have captivated gardeners and flower enthusiasts quite like jasmine. With a history rooted in cultural significance, this enchanting plant has graced gardens and delighted the senses for centuries.
Commonly growing as shrubs and vines, jasmines and their varieties, usually produce a wide array of exquisite flowers. Depending on the jasmine species, these secretes rich, intense and long lasting scents from their various types of blossoms. The flowers can range from unique waxy and white to intense yellow or purple. But let's not forget those which can reach that incredible red passion tone. Not only are jasmine flowers desirable and priced for their intoxicating fragrance, but some also have numerous benefits for medicinal and cosmetic uses, which include skin care and stomach-ache remedies. They are also of a spiritual significance for some cultures. Growing jasmines until they bloom and keeping their flowers opened and shining for as long as possible, has long been a field of interest for many passionate gardeners. One could say, that when it comes to strong fragrant flowers, jasmine species are on the top of the list. There are more than 200 species of jasmines, so imagine how many different scents you could get, raging from the stronger ones to the weaker ones, from the ones with a wood hint, to the ones with a lemon twist! Oh so much variety!
Patiently waiting for those enticing and waxy flowers, after carefully nurturing your plant and then you realise that your jasmine is not blooming. You may wonder what is going on, as the plant looks healthy, its foliage is vibrant green, but those flower buds are simply not coming through.
Madagascar Jasmine (Stephanotis floribunda) is a ravishing and everlasting tropical specie native to Madagascar. These jasmine species are grown in sub-tropical and tropical regions where the climate mainly consists of hot and humid, monsoon and cooler periods. These sensuous plants usually fully bloom in Spring, Summer and Autumn where they showcase their waxy and star-shaped flowers. The foliage of this variety makes this vine well worth growing to decorate your favourite places.