Ylang Ylang plant, Cananga odorata, is also known as Cananga and Perfume Tree. Exquisitely scented flowers that bloom at night. The scent of the flowers is a traditional Asian aphrodisiac. Flowers are consumed as a remedy for malaria and other fevers. Cananga Oil, the essential oil extracted from the flowers, is used in small amounts in beverages and perfume production. Aromatherapy use to lower blood pressure. Ylang Ylang plant is native to Asia and prefers rich, moist, well-drained soils in a protected sunny position. Drought and frost tender. An evergreen tree, growing to 25m x 5m.