jasmine blooms die too soon : (

bsb318July 31, 2006

i have a jasmine sambac plant that is doing very well but the blooms fall off about a day after they open - i am not sure if this is the normal lifespan of the bloom or if i am doing something detrimental to the plant - they smell amazing when i come in my room at night and wish they would last longer

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Lizzz4_8(z9 CA,)

Hi bsb that is normal with jasmine sambac. They recommend the grand duke tuscany it's like mini roses. The flower last longer.

    Bookmark   August 3, 2006 at 1:52AM
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thebadseed(5B NJ)

Agreed, mine does the same thing. Fortunately, the blooms are staggered a bit, so there are new ones every few days. Use the fallen blooms to make tea. I'm thinking of throwing some in the ice cream maker...

    Bookmark   August 3, 2006 at 9:56AM
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