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August Beauty Gardenia (Grafted)

Gardenia jasminoides 'August Beauty' (Grafted G. thunbergia)

Pronunciation: gar-DEEN-ee-uh jas-min-NOY-deez
SKU #03415
8-11

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OVERVIEW
Description This superior grafted selection out-performs others due to rootstock that gives it the ability to thrive in poor soils and easily take up soil nutrients while having excellent resistance to nematodes. A prolific bloomer with large, double, sweetly fragrant, velvety white flowers. A superb evergreen accent, low hedge or container plant.
Light Full sun, Partial sun
Watering Keep soil moist, but never soggy.
Blooms Spring through Fall
Mature Size Moderate growing; reaches 5 ft. tall, 3 ft. wide.
DETAILS
Deciduous/Evergreen Evergreen
Special Features Easy Care, Improved Pest and Disease Resistance
Growth Rate Moderate
Growth Habit Rounded
Flower Attributes Flowers for Cutting, Fragrant, Long Bloom Season, Showy Flowers
STYLE
Landscape Use Border, Container, Hedge, Privacy Screen, Suitable for Topiary
Design Ideas The perfect plant for filling blank walls of foundation planting adjacent to doors and windows that let the fragrance in. Enjoy same as a sideyard filler. Large enough to be an informal hedge or screen at outdoor living areas, porch or patio and even around a spa. Exceptional background plant for Asian inspired garden design. Works just as well in tropical garden often wanting for flowers. Been singled out by modern garden designers for courtyard effects.
Flower Color White
Foliage Color Dark Green
Companion Plants Fuchsia (Fuchsia); Azalea (Azalea); Daphne (Daphne); Camellia (Camellia); Agapanthus (Agapanthus)
CARE
Care Thrives in organically rich, slightly acidic, well-drained soils. Handle with care when transplanting; gardenia roots are best undisturbed. Water deeply and regularly during the first growing season to establish an extensive root system. Feed with an acid fertilizer after bloom. Keep roots cool with a thick layer of mulch.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 8-11

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