It is an important flower crop which is grown throughout India on commercial scale. It attains the height of 10-15 feet. It has evergreen leaves which are two and a half inches long, green and slender stems and it bears white color flowers. The flowers mainly bloom in the month of March to June. It is mainly used for making garland, for floral decoration and to worship god. Because of its strong and scented fragrance, it is also used to make perfumes and to add fragrances in soaps, creams, oil, shampoo and washing detergents. Punjab, Andhra Pradesh, Tamil Nadu and Hyderabad are the major growing states in India.