Madagascar Jasmine, Stephanotis Wax Flower
Max. Height: 42cm |
☘ Origin: Madagascar
☘ Family: Apocynaceae
☘ Botanical Name: Stephanotis floribunda
☘ Common Name(s): Bridalwreath · WaxFlower · Hawaiian Wedding Flower
In the Victorian language of flowers, Stephanotis is the symbol of marital happiness, hence the nickname 'wedding flower'. In modern flower symbolism Stephanotis represents 'good fortune' and 'the longing to travel'.
The name derives from the Greek stephanōtís (feminine adj.) fit for a Crown, derivative of stéphanos (masculine) Crown.
Jasmine is an effective Feng Shui houseplant if you want to attract and store positive romantic feelings. It helps build romance and strengthen relationships. The scent of Jasmine can also help soothe a stressed mind. Jasmine needs to stay cool with well-circulated air.
Stephanotis has the most wonderful starry white blooms and an absolutely delicious perfume. Its flowers have long been treasured for their beauty and sweet scent. The handsome foliage alone makes this vine well worth growing, even when a grower does have flowering issues.
☘ Relaxes and Relieves Stress, these flowers are famous for their enchanting fragrance.
☘ Medicinal uses: The flower is used to make medicine. Jasmine has been used for liver disease (hepatitis), liver pain due to cirrhosis. It is also used to cause relaxation, and in cancer treatment.