46c35c3b7fd9d808081651a5f6d2b5fa
Details 14* 1* 0* 1* 1 Forum Notes Plant Care Add Your Plant Photo

Gardenia jasminoides

Gardenia

Common Gardenia, Cape Jasmine
Members can create lists of plants to manage your garden, get plant care information sent to you, and connect to other gardeners.It's free and easy, SIGN IN or JOIN NOW and get started right away!

Plant Facts

Scientific Name Gardenia jasminoides
Principal Common Name Gardenia
Common Name(s) Common Gardenia, Cape Jasmine
Synonym Gardenia grandiflora, Gardenia radicans, Gardenia augusta
Description Gardenia jasminoides or Common Gardenia or Cape Jasmine is an evergreen shrub, which grows to a height of 2 to 6 feet, depending on the variety. Spread is about the same. The foliage of well-fed shrubs is glossy, dark-green, 2 to 4 inches long and half as wide. Depending on the cultivar, the flowers can be either single or double and up to 4 inches in diameter. They are waxy, white and very fragrant.
General Comments
Origin
Nativity China
Height Range 2 - 6 FT
Spread Range 2 - 6 FT
Flower Showy Y
Warning
Sunset Zones 7 : 8 : 9 : 11 : 12 : 13 : 14 : 15 : 16 : 18 : 19 : 20 : 21 : 22 : 23 : 24
USDA Zones 9b : 10a : 10b
Leaf Color Dark Green
Leaf Texture Glossy : Leathery : Shiny
Form Shrub
Flower Color White
Flower Time Spring : Summer
Months
Ease of Growing Average : Difficult
Light Preferences Sun (minimum 8 hours direct sun) : Part Sun : Filtered Light : Partial Shade : Light Shade
Soil Preferences Acid : Moist : Rich : Well-drained
Watering Preferences Medium
Outstanding Features Container Plant : Flower : Form : Fragrance

Please bear with us, we're constantly adding plants and updating information and photos. Our goal is to have the very best, most complete plant data available. Our priority is to research the plants which our Community Members have added to one of their lists.

The Mulch is here for everyone, so take a minute and register with us (if you haven't already) and tell us about you and the plants you have in your garden!

Downloading plant care instructions. Please wait, this may take a moment.

User Guides (Slide)

Popular Recommendations (Slide)