For 120 years, NYBG Press—the publishing program of The New York Botanical Garden—has made advancements in the discovery, use, and conservation of plants and fungi available to researchers and enthusiasts the world over. This week we highlight Anemia (Anemiaceae), a book by John T. Mickel that details one of the oldest still-living fern genera going back to Cretaceous times. Learn more about this and other books by NYBG Press here!
Jamaican Plant :: CRAPE JASMINE (Tabernaemontana divaricata “Flore Pleno”) is a beautifully shaped evergreen shrub. This ornamental shrub is fairly indistinct when not in bloom. However it creates a pretty hedge, bush or filler for your garden. It has a glossy foliage and fragrant nocturnal flowers with crimped or wavy corollas. This Flore Pleno variety has beautiful, 1.5" large double flowers which are extremely fragrant, especially at night.