Specie: G. jasminoides
Cape Jasmine, gardenia, cape jessamine
Name in Latin: Rubiaceae
Name in English: Coffee Family: Bedstrew Family: Madder Family
Growth Habit: evergreen tropical plant, shrub
Flower:Fragrant, waxy, multi petalled, white-cream: commonly borne.
Blooming Period: in Vancouver available as import, Plants more available locally grown.
Leaf: glowy green shiny leaves with prominent veins . oval , narrow
corsages and wedding work
Care and Handling
Lasting Quality: short 1-2 days
Amount of water: not recommended with hard water ( plant)- lower pH
Special handling: ethylene sensitive
Bruise easily. Handle as little as possible: moisten hands when handling. Shipped in boxes designed to hold high humidity. can be held for 1 week in box. Possible allergic due to high fragrance.