There are about ten types of jasmine this one is the common jasmine, Jasminum officinale, well known for its intense fragrance. It is a five-petaled white flowers with slightly fuzzy and pointed leaves. They generally bloom in summers. These are grown commercially for the production of essential oils. They are well used as decorations for archways and entryways.

The flower, as resembles to jasmine and due to intense fragrance is known as jasmine tobacco or sweet tobacco. Scientifically known as Nocotiana alata. These are the ornamental flowers.