August Beauty Gardenia (Grafted)

Gardenia jasminoides 'August Beauty' (Grafted G. thunbergia)

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3415
The largest of all everblooming gardenias with the added protection of a nematode-resistant rootstock. Produces a heavy crop of jasmine scented 3 inch white blossoms nonstop from midspring through fall. Dense foliage is dark green and glossy for solid good looks in all seasons. A perfect shrub for foundation planting near doors and windows to enjoy fragrance. Prefers organically rich but very well drained acidic soil. Evergreen shrub. Bright filtered light, part shade in afternoon. Moderate growth 4 to 6 feet tall, 3 to 4 feet wide.
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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 TimeSpring through Fall
Design IdeasThe perfect plant for filling blank walls of foundation planting adjacent to doors and windows that let the fragrance in. Enjoy same as a sideyard filler. Large enough to be an informal hedge or screen at outdoor living areas, porch or patio and even around a spa. Exceptional background plant for Asian inspired garden design. Works just as well in tropical garden often wanting for flowers. Been singled out by modern garden designers for courtyard effects.
Deciduous/ EvergreenEvergreen
Flower AttributeFlowers for Cutting, Fragrant, Long Bloom Season, Showy Flowers
Flower ColorWhite
Foliage ColorDark Green
Garden StyleAsian/Zen, Cottage, Tropical
Growth HabitRound
Growth RateModerate
Landscape UseBorder, Container, Hedge, Mass Planting, Privacy Screen, Specimen, Topiary, Woodland Garden, Cutting Garden, Urban 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
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsWater regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat or containers.
Key FeatureShowy, Fragrant Flowers

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.

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