"Flowers have an expression of countenance as much as men and animals. Some seem to smile; some have a sad expression; some are pensive and diffident; others again are plain, honest and upright, like the broad-faced sunflower and the hollyhock."

- Henry Ward Beecher

About Jessamine

Jessamine can be considered a very nice and sensual flower. Its outlook also confers some sort of exoticism as well. Precisely due to this exoticism, persons living in Romania like Jessamine. You can find nearly at every house a lovely Jessamine.It has various names, Jasmine, Jessamine, as well as Jesse. Moreover Jessamine has various species: -Jessamine sambac, which is native of the East Indies and produces white flowers.-Jessamine grandiflorum also a native of the East Indies the flowers are larger, reddish underneath.-Jessamine angustifolium, a bright twining plant, with star-shaped flowers.The white Jessamine is a better known variety, which was cultivated starting from the 16th century in the East Indies. Its delicious fragrance and delicate white flowers are simply charming everyone. Thus Jessamine has become a favorite garden flower as well.Its sweet fragrance inspired many persons, who wished to obtain its fragrance in order to develop it into perfumes. The process however seems to be a very intricate one. First of all the flowers need to be embedded in fat, thus the odor is transmitted in the fat and then it needs to be separated from fat. Thus the odor was transmitted to the fat and you only need to add alcohol to it. Thus the fragrance is obtained.

The Yellow Jessamine is well-known for being South Carolina�s state flower. Moreover it blooms in spring, early summer. Its flowers are only slightly fragrant. It is native to the southeastern part of the USA, Mexico and Guatemala. It should be grown in an area with full sun and protected from cold winds.

Moreover the Yellow Jessamine was adopted South Carolina�s state flower, because it is the first premonitor of coming Spring; its fragrance greets us first in the woodland and its delicate flower suggests the pureness of gold. Moreover it is argues that its odor on a damp evening or morning fills the atmosphere with a rare and delicate sweetness. 

Jessamine�s beauty is truly appreciated by the quotes above. May we all appreciate the beauty of flowers and may we all learn to care for them. May you surprise your dearest in Romania with such a beautiful flower!