gardenia - Knowledgebase Question

dunnellon, fl
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Question by seaquestsam4
May 25, 2007
I guess its tropical. I live in central florida and my gardenia is planted in full sun. Will this be too hot come full summer ?

Answer from NGA
May 25, 2007
Your gardenia will grow best if it receives morning sun and afternoon shade. Full sun in the summer will cause it to wilt and fail to bloom. Move it to a shadier spot and it should be happy outdoors all year around.

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