I am growing one for the first time in Pennsylvania USA zone 6b. I found it at my local farmers market. It smells wonderful!
Other Names for the Night Blooming Jasmine
I love planting exotic plants in my garden, especially aromatic varieties such as night-blooming jasmine. Wikimedia Commons. The night-blooming jasmine Cestrum nocturnum is aptly named because its white-yellow, tubular flowers bloom at night; the flowers close during the day. It belongs to the Solanaceae family, also known as the nightshade or potato family of plants. It is known for its scent and is quite possibly the strongest scented plant in the world. When in bloom, the flowers release a scent of sweet perfume that pervades the area within ft of the plant.
Facts You Should Know About the Night-Blooming Jasmine
Just as the common name suggests, the flowers of Night Blooming Jasmine open in the evening and close the following morning. The tiny tubular flowers release an intense sweet perfume that is an invitation for nocturnal visitors. This plant relies on insects and bats to seek nectar and pollinate the blooms. Small berries are produced after flowering and provide a welcome treat for birds. Nice for larger patio containers. Put plant in a locations where the rich fragrance can be enjoyed such as near a porch, patio, or along the foundation near a window.
Cestrum nocturnum , the lady of the night , night-blooming jessamine , night-scented jessamine , night-scented cestrum or poisonberry ,  is a species of plant in the potato family Solanaceae. It is native to the West Indies, but naturalized in South Asia. The flowers are greenish-white, with a slender tubular corolla 2—2. A powerful, sweet perfume is released at night. The fruit is a berry 10 millimetres 0. There is also a variety with yellowish flowers. There are mixed reports regarding the toxicity of foliage and fruit. Cestrum nocturnum is grown in subtropical regions as an ornamental plant for its flowers that are heavily perfumed at night.