White Gardenia

Gardenia thunbergia

Attractive evergreen shrub or small tree with glossy foliage. Highly scented, creamy-white flowers are particularly fragrant at night. An ideal garden accent or hedge for mild winter gardens. In colder areas, enjoy as a large container specimen in summer; as a houseplant during winter.
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8 - 10

Your climate might be too cold for this plant: 7


Filtered sun, Partial shade, Partial sun

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


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Average Size at Maturity6-15' H x 4-10' W
Bloom TimeLate spring to summer
Deciduous/ EvergreenEvergreen
Flower AttributeFlowers for Cutting, Fragrant, Showy Flowers
Flower ColorWhite
Foliage ColorDark Green
Garden StyleCottage, Tropical
Growth RateModerate
Landscape UseContainer, Hedge, Cutting Garden
Light NeedsFiltered sun, Partial shade, Partial sun
Special FeatureAttracts Butterflies, Gift Plant, Year-round Interest
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.

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This Plant's Growing Zones: 8 - 10

Your USDA Cold Hardiness Zone: 7

Your climate may be too cold for this plant