Double Tahitian Gardenia
Gardenia taitensis 'Double'
Full sun, Partial sun
Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat or containers.
|Botanical Pronunciation||gar-DEEN-ya ty-TEN-sis|
|Average Size at Maturity||Reaches 4 to 6 ft. tall and wide.|
|Bloom Time||Spring through Fall|
|Flower Attribute||Flowers for Cutting, Fragrant, Long Bloom Season, Showy Flowers|
|Foliage Color||Dark Green|
|Garden Style||Asian/Zen, Cottage, Tropical|
|Landscape Use||Border, Container, Hedge, Mass Planting, Cutting Garden|
|Light Needs||Full sun, Partial sun|
|Special Feature||Easy Care, Gift Plant, Tolerates Acidic Soil, Year-round Interest|
|Watering Needs||Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat or containers.|
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: 10 - 11