Aimee Yoshioka (Gardenia jasminoides 'Aimee') in the Gardenias Database

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Plant Habit:Shrub
Life cycle:Perennial
Sun Requirements:Full Sun to Partial Shade
Partial or Dappled Shade
Water Preferences:Mesic
Plant Height:4' - 12'
Plant Spread:2' plus
Leaves:Unusual foliage color
Other: One of the darkest Green of all Gardenias
Flower Color:White
Flower Size:2"-3"
Flower Time:Late winter and early spring
Late spring or early summer
Suitable Locations:Patio/Ornamental/Small Tree
Uses:Windbreak or Hedge
Cut Flower
Wildlife Attractant:Bees
Resistances:Humidity tolerant
Propagation: Other methods:Cuttings: Stem
Containers:Suitable in 3 gallon or larger
Needs repotting every 2 to 3 years
Needs excellent drainage in pots

Standard 'Aimee' Blooms

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Location: JBsPlants NJDate: Summer 2009Standard 'Aimee' Blooms
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Location: New JerseyStandard 'Aimee'
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Location: At a nurseryDate: 2008-06-25
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Posted by JB (Wrightstown, New Jersey - Zone 6b) on Sep 18, 2011 11:10 AM

I have been propagating both standard and regular Jasminoides 'Aimee' for three years.
The flowers can get as large as 3 to 5 inches in size. You can cut them and if maintained properly they can last as long as a week as cut flowers in floral designs.

I have found the following: The speed of growth of these plants is fast. They like a lot of water and do better if you let them get a wee bit dry between watering but they may not get completely dry or the leaves will turn and drop, even if dry a very short time. They love full sun if they have plenty of water daily. Normally they like sun and partial shade. I grow only in containers. One of the most enjoyable plants I have ever grown.

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