Gardenia jasminoides 'Radicans'Item #3790 USDA Hardiness Zone: 8 - 11
Same great fragrance as larger gardenias, but having a dwarf, rounded form enhanced with petite white flowers. Excellent in low borders or as a groundcover. Great container plant. Evergreen.
- DetailBotanical Pronunciation:gar-DEEN-ee-uh jas-min-NOY-deez RAH-di-kanzDeciduous/evergreen:EvergreenSunset climate zones:7 - 9, 12 - 16, 18 - 24Growth habit:RoundGrowth rate:ModerateAverage landscape size:Moderate, spreading grower to 6 to 12 in. tall, 2 to 3 ft. wide.Special features:Dwarf PlantFoliage color:GreenBlooms:SummerFlower color:WhiteDesign IdeasWith its fine texture and traveling habit, this Gardenia is a wonderful scented groundcover. Use it to cover unsightly bare ground in shaded gardens and between larger flowering shrubs and trees. Good on mounds and at home in a naturalized woodland setting.
- CareCare InformationFollow a regular watering schedule during the first growing season to establish a deep, extensive root system. Provide well drained soil, rich in organic matter. Feed with an acid fertilizer after bloom. Keep roots cool with a thick layer of mulch.Pruning time: summer after flowering.Light Needs:Partial to full sunWatering Needs:Needs regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.