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Cestrum 'Orange Peel'


This intriguing night-scented jessamine is a hybrid of two species from the West Indies, C. diurnum and C. nocturnum. The small tubular flowers are a glowing mid orange and held in clusters. They are attractive by day and fragrant by night. Popular with butterflies and hummingbirds. In cold winters 'Orange Peel' may die back to the ground but will grow back and reach six feet in a single season. Plant in a warm, sunny location. Deer resistant.

Common Name: Orange Peel Jessamine

Family: Solanaceae (The Deadly Nightshade Family)

Zone Hardiness: 7-9

Light: Full Sun, Part Sun

Height: 4-6'

Width: 3-5'

Primary Bloom Colour: Orange

Secondary Bloom Colour:

Class: Deciduous

Type: Shrub

Bloom Time: Summer - Fall

Soil Moisture: Average

Stem Colour:

Fragrance: Yes

Berries: No


Deer Resistant: Unknown

BC Native: No

Native Habitat:


Geogrpahical Origin: Americas - North America

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