Variegated Gardenia

Gardenia jasminoides 'Variegata'

Unique, variegated lime and dark glossy green foliage provides a stunning contrast to highly fragrant, white flowers. This Daniel Hinkley selection is a superb evergreen accent shrub or container specimen, providing a long season of fragrance and foliage color in the garden. Place in entryway plantings or in patio tubs, where the scent can be enjoyed.
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Filtered sun, Full sun, Partial sun

Needs regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat

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Average Size at MaturityCompact growing 3 to 4 ft. tall and wide.
Bloom TimeSpring to summer
Deciduous/ EvergreenEvergreen
Flower AttributeFlowers for Cutting, Fragrant, Showy Flowers
Flower ColorWhite
Foliage ColorVariegated
Garden StyleCottage, Tropical
Growth HabitRounded
Growth RateModerate
Landscape UseContainer, Poolside, Woodland Garden, Cutting Garden
Light NeedsFiltered sun, Full sun, Partial sun
Special FeatureDramatic Foliage Color, Gift Plant, Tolerates Acidic Soil, Year-round Interest, Compact Form
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsNeeds regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat

Provide well drained soil, rich in organic matter. Follow a regular watering schedule during the first growing season to establish a deep, 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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