Botanical name: Jasminum laurifolium var. laurifolium Family: Oleaceae (Jasmine family)
Synonyms: Jasminum nitidum, Jasminum laurifolium f. nitidum
Angelwing jasmine is an evergreen or semi-evergreen vine or shrub with sweetly fragrant, large, snow-white, pinwheel shaped flowers which are about 2 in across. The buds are purplish and the reddish purple color is retained on the sepals of the flowers. The flowers bloom at night from late spring and throughout the summer. Glossy, leathery leaves are elliptic to lance-shaped, about 2 in long and oppositely arranged. This vine grows fast, and becomes woody with age. It can grow to 20 ft long but in most gardens it is trimmed to a shrub 2-4 ft tall. Angelwing jasmine is native to the Himalayas and SE Asia.
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