Wrightia religiosa (Wild Water Plum, Water Jasmine) is one of the most beautiful, exciting and useful plants among fragrant tropicals. A very fragrant, enchanting shrub, flowers are fruity scented, pendant, are born along its twiggy branches. Foliage is thin and slightly hairy, it can flower almost all year, easy to prune for shape and size.
It is widely planted near and around temples and homes for its stunning fragrance. It is widely planted near and around temples and homes for its stunning fragrance. Prefers well-draining soil, partial to full sun. A truly remarkable sight. It has always been a popular ornamental tree in temples and houses.