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Miniature Gardenia

Gardenia jasminoides 'Radicans'

Pronunciation: gar-DEEN-ee-uh jas-min-NOY-deez RAH-di-kanz
SKU #03790

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Description Same great fragrance as larger gardenias, but having a dwarf, rounded form enhanced with petite white flowers. Excellent in low borders or as a groundcover. Great container plant. Evergreen.
Light Full sun, Partial sun
Watering Keep soil moist, but never soggy.
Blooms Summer
Mature Size Moderate growing; reaches 6 to 12 in. tall, spreading 24 to 36 in. wide.
Deciduous/Evergreen Evergreen
Special Features Easy Care, Compact Form
Growth Rate Moderate
Growth Habit Rounded
Flower Attributes Flowers for Cutting, Fragrant, Showy Flowers
Landscape Use Border, Container, Hedge, Ground Cover
Design Ideas With 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.
Flower Color White
Foliage Color Green
Care Thrives in organically rich, slightly acidic, well-drained soils. Handle with care when transplanting; gardenia roots are best undisturbed. Water deeply, regularly in first growing season to establish root system. Apply an acid fertilizer after bloom. Keep roots cool with a thick layer of mulch. Prune to maintain size and shape.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 8-11

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