• Fragrant Night Bloomers - Jasmines

    Fragrant Night bloomers

     Jasminum Officinale 
     Jasminum officinale, known as the common jasmine or just jasmine, is native to the Caucasus, northern Iran, Afghanistan, Pakistan, the Himalayas and western China. It is also known as poet's jasmine or jessamine, and is particularly valued by gardeners throughout the temperate world for the intense fragrance of its flowers in summer. It is also the national flower of Pakistan.

    Jasminum sambac - കൊട മുല്ല

     Jasminum sambac Arabian Nights are jasmine with small double flowers, needs good sunlight, very good creeper vine.. flowers are fragrant ones and blooms high

    Jasmine sambac belle - അരിമുല്ല
    Rare variety jasmine with long petals, heavy bloomer.Belle is also used to make perfumes just like some other jasmines.Night bloomer,need partial sunlight, slow growing jasmine

    Night blooming jasmine - Cestrum nocturnum

    One of the most famous and fragrant jasmine. Flowers are pale yellow to white, open at night and stay extremely fragrant until sunrise. Aroma is sweet, pleasant and intoxicating. These flowers are widely used in India and other countries of South Asia for perfumery, medicinal applications and in religious ceremonies. 

     Jasminum sambac Mali Chat

    A variety jasmine with layers like a grland structure. Very fragrant but slow growing, can grow in sunshine or shade as bush or creeper..

    Jasminum angustifolium - കാട്ടുമുല്ല

    Wild Jasmine is a small climbing shrub. Stem is smooth but branchlets minutely pubescent. Oppositely arranged, simple leaves are very variable even on the same plant. One inch across white, star-like flowers are exquisitely fragrant. The flowers are either solitary or more usually in threes. Petals 7 or 8, but can be more in number. Petals are linear, obtuse, very acute. Carpels two usually well developed. Flowering: June–August

    Jasmine Angulare 

    Jasminum angulare (Wild Jasmine) is indigenous to South Africa.
    This scrambling climber can be grown in the sun or semi-shade. It produces masses of white, scented, star-shaped flowers and it attracts a variety of birds. This is one of around 10 species of Jasmine that naturally occur in South Africa

    Jasminum sambac Maid of Orleans

    Jasminum sambac Maid of Orleans is used to make perfumes.An everbloomer fragrant jasmine.Has single flowers and grows like shrub

     Jasminum Grandiflora - Spanish jasmine - പിച്ചി
     Jasminum grandiflorum, also known variously as the Spanish jasmine, Royal jasmine, Catalonian jasmine, native to South Asia. In India, its leaves are widely used as an Ayurvedic herbal medicine and its flowers are used to adorn the coiffure of women. In Pakistan, it grows wild in the Salt Range and Rawalpindi District .It is closely related to, and sometimes treated as merely a form of, Jasminum officinale. The plant is known as "saman pichcha" or "pichcha" in Sri Lanka. Buddhist and Hindu temples use these flowers in abundance.

    JasmineGrand duke supreme - കട്ടമുല്ല

    Variety jasmine with big flowers very fragrant , flowers grow upto 2 inches, bush type plant good bloomer

    Angel hair jasmine or , star jasmine -നക്ഷത്രമുല്ല 

    star jasmines petals are like stars,blooms in bunch but this is one of the jasmines without frarance.
    it looks good while growing as fences or in shrubs, flowers blooms yearly around

    Jasminum dichotomum - ഗോൾഡ് കോസ്റ്റ് മുല്ല

    The plant is an evergreen climber which grows as a rambling shrub or woody vine. The flowers are quite fragrant and open at night, coloured pink when budding then white; these appear at the leaf axils in cluster. It blooms year round. The leaves are opposite.

    Jasminum Mesnyi - ജാപ്പനീസ് മുല്ല

    Jasminum mesnyi (primrose jasmine) is  native to south western China. It is a scrambling evergreen shrub growing to 3 m (10 ft) tall by 1–2 m (3–7 ft) wide, with fragrant yellow semi-double flowers in spring and summer. It is not frost-hardy. With suitable support it can be grown as a slender climber, though in confined spaces it will require regular pruning
    This plant has gained the Royal Horticultural Society's Award of Garden Merit.

    Jasminum azoricum

    Jasminum azoricum, commonly known as lemon-scented jasmine, is an evergreen twining vine native to the Portuguese island Madeira.The compound leaves consist of 3 bright green leaflets. The fragrant white star-shaped flowers appear in panicles from the leaf axils in summer, evolving from deep pink buds.

    Jasminum Parkeri - കുള്ളൻ മുല്ല

    Jasminum Parkeri also known as Dwarf jasmine grows about one foot in height, which bears a muddled bunch of small stems with tiny oval leaves. Teeming clusters of fragrant, tiny 5-lobed, yellow tubular flowers, from the axils of the leaves in early summer. Dwarf jasmine is a container plant or trained around topiary form.The plant was originally collected from Chamba District of Himachal Pradesh

    Jasminum Odoratissimum - മഞ്ഞ മുല്ല

    Jasminum odoratissimum comes from Madeira and the Canary Islands. It can be pruned back after flowering and propagated from cuttings in spring or autumn. It grows best in a sunny position with well-drained soil.An evergreen shrub with scented golden flowers.

    Jasminum Humile - Italian Jasmine - ഇറ്റാലിയൻ മഞ്ഞ മുല്ല

    Jasminum Humile is a medium-sized evergreen or semi-evergreen shrub with leaves composed of 3-7 oval leaflets, and scented, bright yellow flowers 2.5cm in width, in clusters of 5-12 in late spring and early summer
    Jasmine Flower. Native to Afghanistan, the Himalayas and south west China.has gained the Royal Horticultural Society's Award of Garden Merit

    Jasmine flower is a genus of shrubs and vines in the olive family (Oleaceae). It contains around 200 species native to tropical and warm temperate regions of Europe, Asia, and Africa. Jasmines are widely cultivated for the characteristic fragrance of their flowers.Jasmines can be either deciduous (leaves falling in autumn) or evergreen (green all year round), and can be erect, spreading, or climbing shrubs and vines. Their leaves are borne opposite or alternate. They can be simple, trifoliate, or pinnate. The flowers are typically around 2.5 cm (0.98 in) in diameter. They are white or yellow in color, although in rare instances they can be slightly reddish. The flowers are borne in cymose clusters with a minimum of three flowers, though they can also be solitary on the ends of branchlets. Each flower has about four to nine petals, two locules, and one to four ovules. They have two stamens with very short filaments. The bracts are linear or ovate. The calyx is bell-shaped. They are usually very fragrant. The fruits of jasmines are berries that turn black when ripe
    200 ൽ പരം ഇനങ്ങളുള്ള ഒലിയേഷ്യേ എന്ന കുടുംബത്തിലെ ജാസമീനും എന്ന ജനുസ്സിൽ പെട്ട തരം കുറ്റിച്ചെടിയാണ്‌ മുല്ല. ഇംഗ്ലീഷിൽ ജാസ്മിൻ (Jasmine). "ദൈവത്തിന്റെ സമ്മാനം" എന്നർത്ഥമുള്ള യാസിൻ എന്ന പേർഷ്യൻ വാക്കിൽനിന്നാണ് ജാസ്മിൻ എന്ന പേരിന്റെ ഉദ്ഭവം. ചിലയിനങ്ങൾ നിത്യഹരിത സസ്യങ്ങളും മറ്റുള്ളവ ഇലപൊഴിയും സസ്യങ്ങളുമാണ്. വെളുത്ത നിറമുള്ള മുല്ലപ്പൂക്കൾ വളരെ സുഗന്ധമുള്ളവയാണ്.
    [thanks to wiki and all the garden sites for the informations and also thanks to all the photo uploaders]


  1. kaps said...

    beautiful collection of jasmine =D

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