Gardenia jasminoides

Family: Rubiaceae

Plant type Shrub
Height 5 to 6 feet
Spread 5 to 6 feet
Habit Bushy
Foliage Evergreen
Growth rate Slow
Interests Flowers
Uses Borders
Skill level Average
Maintenance Slight
Hardiness 7
Heat zone
Sun Part shade
Moisture Dry to moist
Soil type Slightly acid to neutral
Soil fertility Fertile
Water consumption Moderate
Site Sheltered
Flower colour White
Flower season Early spring to mid spring, mid winter to late winter
Flower size Medium
Foliage colour Green
Fruit colour
Edible parts
Harvest time
Features Scented flowers
Texture Medium

Gardenias are evergreen shrubs with glossy green leaves and fragrant white flowers from winter to spring.

Gardenias prefer light shade and fertile well drained soil which is not alkaline.


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