As the title hints, yes, we were disappointed by the purchase of this jasmnoide. We were especially dismayed after it flowered profusely but remained scentless. We have another jasmin the perfume of which is stupendous from mid-March and frankly overpowering in mid-April. To keep the pleasure going we opted for another jasmin that flowers from May to June - the ticket said “parfumé” (scented). The ticket lied.
The blossoms of a creamy porcelaine and the delicate branches reaching out sway in the occasional wind with absolutely no smell what-so-ever . Nevertheless, the plant is an elegant actor in the garden, compared to its boorish sweet-smelling partner.
What started as a slight disappointment has become yet another pleasurable spring scene in the garden of which we are proud to say: “this is a very unique jasmin - you can’t smell it!”