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Plant Identification: SOLVED: Indian Carnation

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Calalily
Deep South Coastal, TX
(Zone 10a)

February 15, 2004
5:32 AM

Post #782201

I bought this plant today in a small nursery. He said the only name he knew it by was "Indian Carnation". It is fragrant in the daytime, extremely fragrant at night like a jasmine, has double white flowers and is a shrub not a vine. It's leaves are about 4-5 inches long, shiny, smooth and not stiff. It is hardy here in zone 10. I think it may be some kind of Tabernaemontana, maybe called a "Crepe Jasmine".

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MaVieRose
High Desert, CA
(Zone 8a)

February 15, 2004
6:26 AM

Post #782224

http://www.desert-tropicals.com/Plants/Apocynaceae/Tabernaemontana_diva.html
u were right as usual Cala :).
Calalily
Deep South Coastal, TX
(Zone 10a)

February 15, 2004
2:27 PM

Post #782413

Thanks MaVie. That was a good site, they have all kinds of stuff there!
Chamma
Tennille, GA
(Zone 8b)

February 16, 2004
8:39 AM

Post #783155

Great shrub! I have a double one that is absolutely amazing...blooms year round!

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