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Carnation of India, Crepe Jasmine
Scientific Name: Tabernaemontana divaricata G. Don
Synonym: Tabernaemontana coronaria, Ervatamia coronaria
Family: Asclepiadaceae

Tabernaemontana Divaricata 'Flore Plena', Picture taken at Tropica Mango Nurseries
Recommended Temperature Zone:
sunset: 25, 26
USDA: 10

Frost Tolerance: Frost tender in Phoenix, needs protection

Sun Exposure: Light shade to shade

Origin: Northern India to China Yunnan province and northern Thailand

Growth Habits: Evergreen shrub to 6 feet (1.8 m)

Watering Needs: Regular to abundant water

Propagation: Seeds and cuttings

The Crepe Jasmine looks similar to a Gardenia with the difference that broken twigs exsude a milky sap.

Blooming Habits:
Crape jasmine fragrant blossom is mainly present in spring, but some flowers appear sporatically all year.

Fruiting Habits:

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