7 Different Varieties of Jasmine

Jasmine is a very popular plant which is very versatile and grows in a wide range of different conditions. There are a large number of different types of Jasmine, some which grow best in certain regions. Take a look at some of the most popular types of Jasmine:

1.      Common Jasmine:  As the name suggests this is the most common type of jasmine and is also known as poet's Jasmine. This plant has white flowers and normally grows in Iran. Most perfumes are made using the oils extracted from Common Jasmine.

2.      Winter Jasmine: Winter Jasmine comes from China and has yellow flowers. This plant offers good coverage and grows very well on hillsides.

3.      Jasmine Sambac: Jasmine Sambac is also known as Arabian Jasmine; this is an edible variety of the plant and can be used to make herbal teas and drinks.

4.      Jasmine Angulare: This is native to South Africa and is evergreen; it will only grow in coastal areas. The jasmine will bloom during the summer, this has white flowers.

5.      Spanish Jasmine: This plant is a semi-evergreen plant and it has very fragrant flowers.

6.      Italian Jasmine: This is a climbing variety of Jasmine which can climb as high as 20 feet. The plant has lots of yellow fragrant flowers.

7.      Primrose Jasmine: Primrose Jasmine is an evergreen shrub which has yellow flowers however these aren't as scented as other varieties.