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The Jasmine flower featured in this video lesson is commonly called Winter Jasmine. It is native to China and is a late-winter blooming plant. Although jasmine is generally thought of as producing very fragrant aromatic blooms, this particular flower is a tad lacking in this area. It does however produce bright yellow flowers that bloom along the stems in late winter, before the leaves completely unfold. Join Ning as he paints this composition and instructs you step-by-step so that you can paint your own masterpiece of this beautifully delicate flower.