Mystery Gardenia (Grafted)
Gardenia jasminoides 'Mystery' (Grafted onto G. thunbergia)
|Description||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.|
|Light||Full sun, Partial sun|
|Watering||Keep soil moist, but never soggy.|
|Blooms||Late Spring into Summer|
|Mature Size||Moderate growing; reaches 5 ft. tall, 3 ft. wide.|
|Landscape Use||Border, Container, Espalier, Hedge, Suitable for Topiary|
|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.|
|Companion Plants||Fuchsia (Fuchsia); Azalea (Azalea); Daphne (Daphne); Agapanthus (Agapanthus);Hydrangea (Hydrangea)|
|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: 8-11
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