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Why Cestrum Nocturnum (Night Blooming Jasmine) Flowers at Night

The long tubular bell-shaped flowers of cestrum nocturnum, a.k.a. Night Blooming Jasmine open at night to release their Heavenly perfume. Whilst during the day they are tightly shut and drooping, at night they lift upwards and open wide to reveal … Continue reading

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Propagating Cestrum Nocturnum

Propagating cestrum nocturnum is not difficult. Quite often, cuttings of cestrum nocturnum will root if simply placed in a glass of water. Ideally, for this you want to snip off a longish branch from the parent shrub – perhaps up … Continue reading

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Cestrum Nocturnum Photos

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Preferred Growing Conditions of Cestrum Nocturnum

The preferred growing conditions of cestrum nocturnum are ideally in USDA zones 9 and above, or equivalent wherever you are in the world. Tolerate only a slight Degree of Frost This means that they can tolerate frost in the winter, … Continue reading

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Cestrum Nocturnum

Cestrum nocturnum has possibly the strongest scented flowers in the world. Yet the flowers are insignificant during the day when the slender greenish-white tubular bells are closed over. But on  a warm summer evening, their petals open to release the … Continue reading

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