Willow-leaved Jessamine

Cestrum parqui

Willow-leaved Jessamine - Cestrum  parqui

Common Name: Willow-leaved Jessamine
Genus: Cestrum
Species: parqui

Category: Shrubs and Sub-shrubs
Growth Rate: Average

Hardiness: Half-HardyHeight: 2.00 m (200 cm)
Sun/Shade: Full sun or Partial shadeSpread: 2.00 m (200 cm)

Foliage Type: DeciduousFlower Colour: Green, Yellow
Foliage Colour: GreenFlowering Period: July to September

Soil Type: Normal/Loam
Soil Moisture: Dry, well drained or Moist, but well drained

This deciduous shrub has an upright habit. Cestrum parqui has long, narrow mid-green leaves. During summer and into autumn, large clusters of green-yellow, tubular flowers are produced. The flowers are fragrant but only at night. Purple-brown berries develop after the flowers.