|Sacred Jasmine, Asian Jasmine, Asiatic Jasmine, Pikake
Jasminum sambac (Sacred Jasmine, Asian Jasmine, Asiatic Jasmine, Pikake)
Jasminum sambac (Sacred Jasmine, Asian Jasmine, Asiatic Jasmine, Pikake) is an Evergreen, twining climber or scrambler with angular stems and bushy growth. Lustrous, dark green leaves, some in whorls of 3, others opposite, are reduced to one broadly ovate leaflet, to 8cm long. Produces small cymes of 3-12 salverform, storngly scented white flowers, 2.5cm across, fading to pink, mainly in summer, but often irregularly throughout the year.