Jasmine – Jasminum spp. Share this:Click to share on Pinterest (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window) Designed with love! Our Grower's Choice Subscription freshly picked and delivered to your door every month. Shop Now Common Name: Jasmine Botanical Name: Jasminum spp., JAZ-my-num Decorative Life: Plant can survive for weeks to years, depending on the environment. Flowers mostly in summer but may flower throughout the year if conditions are favorable. Flower Color: Pink, White, Yellow Availability: Spring, Summer Family Roots: Member of the Oleaceae (olive family). Native to tropical and sub-tropical areas throughout the world. Common relatives include olive, privet, ash and lilac. Personality: Flowers star-like to 1 inch across, in clusters. Stems woody and mostly vining. Flower fragrance is sweet, intense. Storage Specifics: Chill sensitive, store above 55 degrees F. Tidbits: Jasminum, ancient name of Arabic origin. Will generally do well in light levels at least bright enough to read a newspaper in comfort.