Gardenia jasminoides



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Gardenia jasminoides

1 - 2m
Planting position: Semi-shade.Wind-protected area.Ideal for areas with high summer rainfall.
Requires regular watering, especially during dry spells, weather or seasons.Slightly acidic, crumbly loam enriched with compost.Monthly applications of bone-meal during growing season.Watch out for scale insect attacks.
Propagate from summer cuttings.

An ornamental evergreen shrub with sweetly scented, white flowers, long lasting from summer. Its leaves are glossy and bright green.
‘Belmont’ is free-flowering with semi-double white, large flowers.
‘Fortunata’ has white flowers that are large and single.
‘Plena’ produces double white flowers.

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