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Cestrum parqui

Willow-leaved Jasmine

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Description

This nonhardy native shrub produces masses of terminal and auxilliary flower clusters from mid-summer up to frost in the Chicago region. Plant this shrub in full sun and provide room for it to grow up to 6 foot tall. It does well in average soil; it is sometimes prone to aphids. This plant is sweetly fragrant in evenings and attracts a multitude of pollinators, including hummingbirds.

Soil
Moderate
Plant Shape
Upright
Exposure
Full Sun, Partial Shade
Bloom Time
May - June, July - August, September - October
Bloom Color
Yellow
Landscape Use
Screen/Hedge, Bedding or Border
Wildlife Interest
Attracts Birds, Attracts Butterflies, Resistant To Deer
Plant Type
Shrub
Hardiness Zone
7 - 10