Chuck Hayes Gardenia

Gardenia jasminoides 'Chuck Hayes'

SKU
03771
A beautiful evergreen shrub that features classic large, sweetly fragrant, velvety white gardenia flowers and lustrous dark green foliage, but with the added benefit of an increased cold tolerance. A nicely rounded form, useful as a low hedge or screen, or as an accent for entryways.
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7-11

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Full sun, Partial sun

Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat or containers.

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Botanical Pronunciationgar-DEEN-ee-uh jas-min-NOY-deez
Average Size at MaturitySlow growing; reaches 4 ft. tall and wide.
Bloom TimeSummer
Deciduous/ EvergreenEvergreen
Flower AttributeFlowers for Cutting, Fragrant, Showy Flowers
Flower ColorWhite
Foliage ColorDark Green
Garden StyleAsian/Zen, Cottage, Tropical
Growth RateSlow
Landscape UseBorder, Container, Hedge, Mass Planting, Privacy Screen, Specimen, Topiary, Woodland Garden, Cutting Garden, Urban Garden
Light NeedsFull sun, Partial sun
Soil NeedsTree & Shrub Food
Special FeatureDwarf Plant, Gift Plant, Tolerates Acidic Soil, Year-round Interest
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsWater regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat or containers.
Companion PlantsAgapanthus (Agapanthus); Rhododendron (Rhododendron); Fuchsia (Fuchsia); Camellia (Camellia); Coral Bells (Heuchera)

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: 7-11

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