Jasminum Sambac, such a lovely name for a lovely and fragrant jasmine plant.
Jasminum Sambac have many varieties and the ones shown here is the "Mysore Mulli" species. When I brought home this plant from the nursery more than 7 months ago, I didn't know what species this was. It was a small plant then and I had to rely on the owner's word. "It's Indian Jasmine", she said. That was it.
And today, I am witnessing the beautiful and heavily scented flower after a long wait. Was worth it :)
Truly a beauty with layers of thick pure white petals! Simply captivating, just looking at it.
"Mysore Mulli", originated from India.
The leaves, however, is not the best part of the plant, pale green in color and at times yellowish green. But the flowers are heavenly scent!
This leaves have been treated with black seed oil to keep away pests. White flies get stuck on the sticky leaves and die. Simply mix 2 tablespoon of black seed oil with 500ml water and a drop of dishwashing liquid. Shake well before spray.
Heavily scented flower. All it takes is just one flower and my living room is done :)
If you notice, there's another bud waiting to bloom underneath this bloomer. Can't wait to see it! Will keep you posted when it does.
Taraaa..here it is!! The second flower which bloomed just the next day after this post was published. Mesmerizing scent indeed. I have pruned the leaves so hoping for more blooms after this :)
Thanks for dropping by!