Gardenia jasminoides 'Frostproof'
|Description||A wonderful flowering evergreen hedge or foundation plant with lustrous, dark green foliage and large, fragrant, white flowers that measure two to three inches wide. A more upright habit and more tolerant of direct sun exposure than other gardenias, with flower buds that resist late spring frosts without damage.|
|Light||Full sun, Partial sun|
|Watering||Keep soil moist, but never soggy.|
|Mature Size||Slowly reaches 5 ft. tall, 4 ft. wide.|
|Special Features||Easy Care|
|Flower Attributes||Flowers for Cutting, Fragrant, Showy Flowers|
|Landscape Use||Border, Container, Hedge|
|Design Ideas||Wonderful hedge or foundation planting. Place close to outdoor living areas or entryways to enjoy the fragrance. Plant in mass to screen walls and fences or include with other fragrant bloomers in a container planting.|
|Foliage Color||Dark Green|
|Companion Plants||Fuchsia (Fuchsia); Azalea (Azalea); Daphne (Daphne); Camellia (Camellia); Agapanthus (Agapanthus)|
|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: 7-11
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We have been pioneers and craftsmen in the art of growing plants for nearly 100 years. Since our founding in Southern California by Harry E. Rosedale, Sr. in 1926, we have been absolutely dedicated and obsessed with quality.