I try to grow a couple of new plants every year. One of the plants I added to our tropical collection last year was Yellow Jasmine ‘Revolutum’ (Jasminum humile). I didn’t expect it to bloom this year especially during the winter. All the tropical plants reside in our basement under daylight fluorescents that stay lit for 12 hours each day. The furnace provides just enough heat for them too. I expected it to go semi-dormant like the other tropical plants, but to my surprise….it bloomed.
I have spent time sweeping the leaves up and pruning branches off the other plants in the basement. Then, two days ago, I spotted lovely bright yellow flowers. They have a very subtle scent, not as strong as other jasmine. A lovely treat. Now I have good reason to go to the basement more often than just to water the plants or to do laundry.