Jasmine Long Flowering & Fragrant. The jasmine plant is known for its beauty and fragrant odor that fills the spring, summer and early autumn air. The jasmine vine or shrub belongs to the olive family. It is native to areas with warm and tropical climates in Africa, Asia, Europe and Australia. Jasminum officinale, or common white jasmine, is the most widely known species in the jasmine plant family. White jasmine is also called poet’s jasmine.
10 plants you can't kill image 10. Star Jasmine The versaitility of Star Jasmine makes it an unkillable winner – ground cover, climber, spreading bush or indoor plant. The fragrant flowers appear in summer. They’re not fussy about soil type or aspect – doing well in sun or shade.