The Main Plant entry for Gardenias (Gardenia)

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General Plant Information (Edit)
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Partial or Dappled Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Leaves: Evergreen
Flowers: Showy
Fragrant
Flower Size: 2"-3"
3"-4"
Flower Time: Spring
Late spring or early summer
Summer
Suitable Locations: Patio/Ornamental/Small Tree
Houseplant
Uses: Windbreak or Hedge
Cut Flower
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Resistances: Humidity tolerant
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Stem
Containers: Needs excellent drainage in pots

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How to simulate indirect sunlight on a west facing windowsill? by PandaBaird12 Jul 24, 2017 2:09 AM 9
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