Definition of Cape jasmine
1. Noun. Evergreen shrub widely cultivated for its large fragrant waxlike white flowers and glossy leaves.
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Literary usage of Cape jasmine
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1. The Standard Cyclopedia of Horticulture: A Discussion for the Amateur, and by Liberty Hyde Bailey (1915)
"In the middle of last century the cape jasmine was considered one of the finest stove shrubs in cultivation, but with the waning popularity of camellias the ..."
2. Cyclopedia of American Horticulture: Comprising Suggestions for Cultivation by Liberty Hyde Bailey, Wilhelm Miller (1902)
"cape jasmine hedges, with their dark glossy green foliage and pearly white, camellia-like, sweet perpetual flowers, are very popular. ..."
3. Favourite Flowers of Garden and Greenhouse by Edward Step (1897)
"cape jasmine to 2 feet high, with smooth, egg-shaped leaves. ... _, f . suitable soil tor the cape jasmine. In the greenhouse it grows and flowers freely ..."
4. Ornamental Shrubs of the United States (hardy, Cultivated) by Austin Craig Apgar (1910)
"The CAPE 'JASMINE' and other beautiful plants are included among the GARDENIAS. ... Cape ' Jasmine.' intended. (The name jessamine should be restricted to ..."
5. Ladies' Flower-garden of Ornamental Greenouse Plants / by by Loundon (Jane) (1848)
"The species is a native of the Cape of Good Hope, whence it was introduced in 1824. GENUS IV. GARDENIA Ellis. THE cape jasmine. Lin. ..."
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