Many types of jasmine flowers exist, and not many people know that. This plant is very easy to grow and maintain. It enhances the beauty of your garden, but you should keep in mind that every type needs to be treated differently.
Jasmines are considered to be very attractive flowers, especially for insects. So make sure to protect them and take care of them. Please keep reading to learn more about jasmine flowers and their different types. You can also our detailed blog about flower types.
34 Types Of Jasmine Flowers
- Common Jasmine Or Jasminum Officinale
There are other names for this jasmine, i.e., true jasmine, summer jasmine, and white jasmine. It's known for its lovely fragrance. These plants consist of five-petaled white flowers. They are mostly found in the summer season and are used in essential oils and therapies. They grow fast, up to 14-15 feet, and have pointy leaves. It's a delicate type of jasmine flower and grows in cluster form. They spread well in the garden. That is one of the fascinating things about these jasmine flowers. These plants get affected by the climate quickly; you need to put them inside in a pot in winter and keep them outside in the summer.
2. Royal Jasmine Or Jasminum Grandiflorum/Jasminum Rex
It is also known as Spanish Jasmine. Common types of jasmine flowers are used in perfume making, but this type is mostly used in the food sector.
3. Winter Jasmine Or Jasminum Nudiflorum
The best season to grow winter jasmine is winter. They can grow up to 7 feet long and don't have much fragrance. The color of its flowers is yellow. It adds to the beauty of your garden with its bright color.
4. Arabian Jasmine Or Jasminum Sambac
Summer is the best time for these jasmines to grow. They can grow up to 6-10 feet long. These are one of the prettiest kinds of jasmine. The flowers are multi-layered, and they look lovely. Arabian jasmine is the main ingredient in making jasmine tea.
5. Dwarf Jasmine Or Jasminum Parkeri
These jasmine flowers are vibrant yellow and have five petals. These plants cannot grow much longer but are a great addition to the garden. These flowers are best for decorations. The best season to grow them is summer.
6. Wild Jasmine Or Jasminum Fruticans
These flowers bloom most in the summer and spring. The color of these jasmines is white. They spread quickly and are great for covering walls or boundaries of your garden. They don't have any odor, but their beauty is what attracts people.
7. Pink Jasmine Or Jasminum Polyanthum
These flowers are pinkish-white in color and have a beautiful fragrance. They can grow tall up to 15 feet or more. They look extremely enchanting and spread widely in the garden. This plant requires proper maintenance and blooms yearly if the temperature isn't very cold.
8. Star Jasmine Or Trachelospermum Asiaticum
These flowers don't need much effort for maintenance but look very charming. They are mostly grown in china. They grow in great clusters, and their flower shape is like stars. They have a sweet fragrance that attracts butterflies and other insects. These jasmines are also known as Asiatic jasmines.
9. Night Blooming Jasmine Or Cestrum Nocturnum
These flowers are famous in Africa. They grow well if there's proper maintenance. The fragrance gets strong at night, which can cause allergies in some people. It can grow up to 5-7 feet long.
10. Cape Jasmine Or Gardenia Jasminoides
These flowers have an extremely appealing fragrance. These flowers are thicker than the other types, and the leaves are glossy and heavier. They need great care and maintenance when it comes to watering.
11. Angel Wing Jasmine Or Jasminum Nitidum
These flowers are shinier. They grow quickly and massively, so manage the growth according to your needs. The petals of these flowers are thin and long with a round center. The color is white, and the odor is strong.
12. Downy Jasmine Or Jasminum Pubescens
They can grow up to 9 feet and require much maintenance. They don't produce much odor but look beautiful in their full bloom.
13. Forest Jasmine Or Jasminum Abyssinicum
They can grow up to 16 feet and are mostly found in Africa. They have thicker leaves and require a lot of sunlight. They can grow massively, so remember what purpose you buy them for.
14. Italian Jasmine Or Chryso Jasminum Humile
These jasmines are mostly found in Asia and can grow much longer. These are the plants of warmer areas and don't need much maintenance.
15. Lemon-Scented Jasmine Or Jasminum Azoricum
As its name suggests, it has a lemon-like scent. They have long petals, and the flowers seem to be combined. They can never be grown in colder areas. They need good sunlight for their growth; that's why they are mostly found in Madeira.
16. Primrose Jasmine Or Jasminum Mesnyi
They can't grow very long. Primrose jasmine flowers are very strong and can handle different weather very easily. They don't need much maintenance. They grow and expand quickly.
17. Stiff Jasmine Or Jasminum Volubile
These plants cannot grow more than 5 feet long. These flowers have a lot of petals and look very stunning. It's important to water them properly.
18. Jasminum Vahl Or Jasminum Auriculatum
These flowers have a lovely fragrance and are mostly found in Thailand. In the making of essential oils, these jasmines are mostly used.
19. Coral Jasmine Or Nyctanthes Arbortristis
Coral jasmines don't bloom in the daytime; that's why they are also known as trees of sorrow. They have beautiful long white petals with an orange center.
20. Day Blooming Jasmine Or Cestrum Diurnum
These plants are used to make ink. They have a strong fragrance and can grow up to 8 feet. They form a cluster, and this plant is also known as the king of the day.
21. Indian Jasmine Or Jasminum Multiflorum
These are like snow-white flowers. They don't produce much fragrance but are very famous for the structure of their flowers.
22. Florida Jasmine Or Jasminum Floridum
These flowers are mostly found in china. They are yellow in color, and the leaves are glossy green.
23. Aimee Yoshida Jasmine
These plants need much water and care. They bloom properly for a very short period but look extremely stunning.
24. August Beauty Jasmine
It has velvet-like petals. They need high maintenance and a lot of attention. They have a beautiful, strong smell.
25. Belmont Jasmine
The leaves of this plant are long and green. They bloom for a longer time, mostly from spring to summer. The flowers become yellowish eventually.
26. Chuck Hayes Jasmine
These flowers are famous for their fragrance. They have a beautiful white color, enhancing the beauty of your garden or house if placed inside. But they need regular care and attention to bloom properly.
27. Frost Proof Jasmine
You can grow them outside your home or inside your home in a pot. These flowers are strong, and their petals are hard.
28. Daruma Jasmine
It's an attractive plant because the round-shaped leaves go best with the white flowers. They can't grow much longer but are very famous.
29. Miami Supreme Jasmine
These flowers are grown throughout the year and look extremely beautiful. They bloom fully, and their appearance has a high level of sophistication.
30. Michael Jasmine
These flowers have hard petals and don't need much maintenance. They have a beautiful scent as well.
31. Glazerii Jasmine
These plants can grow up to 7-8 feet and are one of the most famous plants of gardeners because of their easy maintenance and beauty.
32. Variegated Jasmine Or Trachelospermum Jasminoides Variegatum
If these flowers are placed in a room, they can fill up the entire room with a sweet fragrance in no time. These flowers are very attractive and grow mostly in the summer season.
33. Veitchii Jasmine
These flowers attract bees, so be careful. They have a unique sweet scent and delicate look. It requires regular maintenance.
34. Plumeria Rubra Or Red Jasmine
This is among the most sensitive jasmine flowers. The leaves are comparatively larger, and the flowers look delicate with overlapping long petals. They have a delightful heavenly scent which makes them more demanding. These plants need more care and regular watering.
There are many kinds of jasmine flowers, but you have to choose the best for you by considering the environment you're living in. Some types are good for the warm season, but a few work great in the winter. Watering the plant is the most important part of gardening, so don't overwater or underwater your plant; keep it alive with good care. Jasmines are very easy to handle, so don't worry about that. They are a beautiful addition to your garden, and their delightful scent refreshes the mind. We hope the information was helpful to you.