Dwarf Tree Jasmine, Peep Thong
small tree 10-20 ft, full sun, semi-shade, regular water,
white/off-white flowers, yellow/orange flowers, pink flowers,
fragrant, ethno medical, attracts butterflies, hummingbirds.
A small tree or shrub that starts blooming in a small size of 1-2
ft. This endemic of Thailand is very rare in private collections.
Flowers are creamy-pink or off-white with yellow centers. They are
extremly fragrant, the scent resembles roses, juicy fruit, candies,
fine cologne all together and can be smelled from many yards away.
Leaves are very ornamental and have a fountain-like architecture,
the tree looks very pretty even when not in bloom. This tree is easy
to grow in a pot. The species not as well known as Michelia or
Cananga because of its rarity, but it's a real gem of any fragrant
plants collection. Requiring little care, the tree grows quickly
even in unfavorable soil or climatic conditions. With its beautiful
canopy, the tree symbolizes simplicity, endurance, advancement, and
peacefulness. Extract from these flowers is used in village pharmacy
as relaxant and aphrodisiac.