Type Of Jasmine Bush - Knowledgebase Question

Murrieta, CA
Question by mam3116
June 8, 2003
Am trying to identify a type of jasmine shrub I have seen made into a hedge. The leaf is round, the white flower is large and very fragant. Can you help identify the name of this plant?


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Answer from NGA
June 8, 2003

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Most jasmines are vines and most have divided leaves. Of those that have a shrubby growth habit and undivided leaves, the best match I can make to your description is Jasminum sambac. It's commonly called Arabian Jasmine and produces powerfully fragrant flowers in the summer.

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