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Night Jessamine


This is a vigorous shrub with attractive, glossy green foliage that provides a foil for the pale green, night-scented flowers. Use as a large shrub at the back of borders but close to where its sweet nighttime fragrance can be appreciated.

Cestrum nocturnum

Leaf Characteristics

Leaf texture : Glossy

Leaf length : 4-8"

Leaf shape : Ovate-oblong

Leaf color : Glossy green

Flower Characteristics

Flower fragrance : Yes - strong, sweet

Flower shape : Tubular

Flower color : White

Plant Anatomy

Foliage growth cycle : Evergreen

Average size maturity width : 8-10 ft.

Average size maturity height : 8-10 ft.

Growth rate : Fast

Cultural Information

USDA Zone : 30 to 35 F( Z10a)

Sunset zone : 13, 16-24

Water requirements : Regular

Light exposure : Partial Sun

Landscape Attributes

Attractive bark :Yes

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