Light Needs:
Light needs: Partial Sun
Partial to full sun
Watering Needs:
Water needs: Moderate
Needs regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.
Average Landscape Size:
Average Landscape Size
Moderate, spreading grower to 6 to 12 in. tall, 2 to 3 ft. wide.
Key Feature:
Key Feature
Fragrant
Blooms:
Flowering Time
Summer
Botanical Pronunciation:gar-DEEN-ee-uh jas-min-NOY-deez RAH-di-kanz
Plant type:Groundcover, Shrub
Deciduous/evergreen:Evergreen
Sunset climate zones:7 - 9, 12 - 16, 18 - 24
Growth habit:Round
Growth rate:Moderate
Average landscape size:Moderate, spreading grower to 6 to 12 in. tall, 2 to 3 ft. wide.
Special features:Dwarf Plant
Foliage color:Green
Blooms:Summer
Flower color:White
Flower attributesFragrant, Showy Flowers
Design 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.
Care Information
Follow 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:
Light needs: Partial Sun
Partial to full sun
Watering Needs:
Water needs: Moderate
Needs regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.