Tabernaemontana divaricata: Crepe Jasmine

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Tabernaemontana divaricata [Crepe Jasmine, Crepe Jasmine, Pinwheel flower, Coffee rose, Paper gardenia, Spiral gardenia], native to India, is a multi-branched evergreen shrub reaching 3-4 meters high. These plants naturally form a more or less round bush shape and make great container and landscape plants.

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The leaves are fairly large [5-12cm long], glossy and dark green. The flowers are lovely scented, 5 petal white flowers, arranged in groups from the stems growing point.

Tabernaemontana divaricata with variegated leaf.

Read about genus Tabernaemontana @ Wikipedia

Photos: DFNP, Singapore 29129521, HortPark, Singapore 20120609

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