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Question: What is the smallest Indian Hawthorn that blooms in white?
What is the smallest Gardenia?
These will be used in front of a front porch (in front of Otto Lueken Laurel) so that can't get too large.

Answer: Mary,

WHITE ENCHANTRESS? INDIAN HAWTHORN (Rhaphiolepis indica 'Monant') reaches 3 feet tall, 5 feet wide.

WHITE GEM GARDENIA (Gardenia jasminoides 'White Gem') reaches only 1 to 2 feet tall and wide.
MINIATURE GARDENIA (Gardenia jasminoides 'Radicans') is a spreading grower to 6 to 12 inches tall, 2 to 3 feet wide.
KLEIM'S HARDY GARDENIA (Gardenia jasminoides 'Kleim's Hardy') has a low mounded form to 2 to 3 feet high and wide.

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