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
Bloom Size: 2"-3"
3"-4"
Flower Time: Spring
Late spring or early summer
Summer
Suitable Locations: 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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city of covina , ca. 91722 USA . (cuerant) 2017: Plant performed poorly
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Discussion Threads about this plant
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Desert Rose by Gardenboy Dec 18, 2017 2:12 PM 1
Floral Alphabet Soup; the Letter C! by KatEnns Dec 31, 2017 10:11 PM 53
Gardenia soil by aim_shaws Dec 16, 2017 8:26 PM 6
Bug eggs please help by nivedithashetty Dec 16, 2017 10:01 PM 6
Dealing with snow damaged Gardenia by dstringf Dec 11, 2017 8:59 PM 1
What is this Daisy-like Plant? by Meadowlark Nov 20, 2017 5:31 PM 3
Looking forward to 2018 by frankrichards16 Nov 7, 2017 4:07 PM 43
before and after by neverdone Jan 15, 2018 8:49 PM 48
good news for troubled gardenias by neverdone Oct 23, 2017 9:14 AM 4
it's nice to see a friendly bug for once by neverdone Oct 26, 2017 7:49 AM 1

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