Arabian Jasmine: The Flower of Spring!
The Jasminum sambac or Arabian jasmine is a specific type of jasmine that's native to parts of the Himalayas, Pakistan, South/Southeast Asian, Jamaica, Puerto Rico, Central America, and other locales. It grows as a small shrub or vine and is often cultivated due to its powerfully attractive and sweetly scented flowers. Indonesia & the Philippines also hold this flower in high regard as both countries have attributed the plant as their national flower. There are 2 unique things about the flowers of the Arabian jasmine that set it apart: firstly, the flowers bloom throughout the year; secondly, the flowers open up at nighttime- usually between 6-8pm in the evening.
The flowers do not close until the morning, with a general time span in the range of 12-20 hours. Although the flowers are generally white, the fruit is a purple to black berry. Several cultivars are cultivated varieties exist as well, including: the Maid of Orleans, Belle of India, Grand Duke of Tuscany, Mysore Mulli, and Arabian Nights. Each different cultivar features a variety of different traits such as more petals, different petal shapes or layer amounts, level of fragrance, and length of petals. Several other countries also celebrate this unique, beautiful, & fresh-scented flower for numerous celebrations, beverages, and ceremonial areas.
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