Water Jasmine

Another Fragrant Flower Someone named this small tree ‘Water Jasmine’ (Wrightia religiosa Benth.ex Kurz).  I guess because its flower is white and fragrant though it is not a shrub.  This Water Jasmine can grow 10 to 15 feet high and frequently grows right next to fresh water.  I have grown this plant from seed and it’s been with me for 15 years but I couldn’t … Continue reading Water Jasmine

Spring Blossom

Colors And Sweet Scent I really love this time of year when at every turn I see beautiful colors and the air is filled with a sweet scent.  The ‘Kanzan’ cherry tree (Prunus Kanzan) in the front yard finally blossomed.  Half of the tree is covered with white flowers; the other half with pink (it was grafted that way).  This year the white one didn’t … Continue reading Spring Blossom