Cestrum nocturnum

(redirected from Night-blooming Jasmine)
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Synonyms for Cestrum nocturnum

West Indian evergreen shrub having clusters of funnel-shaped yellow-white flowers that are fragrant by night

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Anticipation hung in the air like the scent of night-blooming jasmine.
Other signals put me on guard--the tightness of air, unpleasant smells of leftover night-blooming jasmine mixed with uncollected garbage, and the bussing of insects on alert.
Then, for a long weekend, music fills Ojai's air - as do bird calls and frog croaks and the scent of orange blossoms and night-blooming jasmine.
In Bloom has top notes of Georgia peach, tea leaves and crisp greens; a heart of star gardenia, magnolias and night-blooming jasmine, and a drydown of cashmere woods, hypnotic florals and amber wood crystals.
In the evening, the pink trumpet-like blossoms of brugmansia and the white sprays of night-blooming jasmine fill the air with their heady fragrance.
The highly sought night-blooming jasmine (Cestrumnocturnum) brings scent and enchantment to summer evenings and, despite its need for both full sun and plenty of water, many people simply cannot live without it.
As the sun sets, the night-blooming jasmine unfolds its scented clusters of tiny white blossoms filling the evening air with a delicate but highly aromatic bouquet.
Guests drift back to their cottages, walking along the dunes on moonlit paths fragrant with night-blooming jasmine, listening to the waves rolling in and receding below.