Trachelospermum asiaticum, the Asiatic jasmine, is a species of flowering plant in the family Apocynaceae, native to Asia. Its flowers resemble stars, so it is also referred to as star jasmine.Asian Jasmine aren't picky at all about light. They will grow in full sun to shade. So plant and grow it anywhere. It Produces small, very fragrant, tubular, creamy yellow flowers. Blooms more prolifically in warmer regions. Water when top 2 inches of soil is dry.