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Gardenia thunbergia

White Gardenia

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Plant Facts

Scientific Name Gardenia thunbergia
Principal Common Name White Gardenia
Common Name(s)
Description Dark green compact evergreen shrub with single 3-4" fragrant white flowers. Bloom profusely.
General Comments Gardenia thunbergia is somewhat more tolerant of poor soil.
Nativity South Africa
Height Range 10 - 0 FT
Spread Range 20 - 0 FT
Flower Showy Y
Sunset Zones 16 : 17 : 21 : 22 : 23 : 24
USDA Zones
Leaf Color Dark Green
Leaf Texture Glossy : Leathery
Form Shrub
Flower Color Creamy White
Flower Time Winter
Ease of Growing Average
Light Preferences Sun (minimum 8 hours direct sun) : Partial Shade
Soil Preferences Any
Watering Preferences Heavy : Medium
Outstanding Features Flower : Form : Fragrance

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