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Mystery Gardenia (Grafted)

Gardenia jasminoides 'Mystery' (Grafted onto G. thunbergia)

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03759
This superior grafted selection out-performs others - its rootstock has improved uptake of soil nutrients, improved tolerance of poor soils, and excellent resistance to nematodes. Large, sweetly-scented, pure white flowers and glossy evergreen foliage enhance any landscape or container. Plant near an entry or outdoor seating to best enjoy the fragrance.
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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 MaturityModerate growing; reaches 5 ft. tall, 3 ft. wide.
Bloom TimeLate Spring into Summer
Design Ideas+This most popular, upright Gardenia is an excellent single specimen capable of scenting an entire entry court. But don't be afraid to use it in greater quantity as foundation planting or even in hedges left to their natural shape. Has an open character and large size that allows it to be paired with larger flowering shrubs for a huge show of color and fragrance.
Deciduous/ EvergreenEvergreen
Flower AttributeFlowers for Cutting, Fragrant, Showy Flowers
Flower ColorWhite
Foliage ColorGreen
Garden StyleAsian/Zen, Cottage
Growth HabitRound
Growth RateModerate
Landscape UseBorder, Container, Espalier, Hedge, Specimen, Topiary, Woodland Garden, Cutting Garden
Light NeedsFull sun, Partial sun
Soil NeedsTree & Shrub Food
Special FeatureEasy Care, Gift Plant, Improved Pest and Disease Resistance, Tolerates Acidic Soil, Year-round Interest, Compact Form
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsWater regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat or containers.
Companion PlantsFuchsia (Fuchsia); Azalea (Azalea); Daphne (Daphne); Agapanthus (Agapanthus);Hydrangea (Hydrangea)

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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