Gardenia (Gardenia jasminoides 'Shooting Star') in the Gardenias Database

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General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Shrub
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Partial or Dappled Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Soil pH Preferences: Moderately acid (5.6 – 6.0)
Slightly acid (6.1 – 6.5)
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 7a -17.8 °C (0 °F) to -15 °C (5 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 10b
Plant Height: 3 to 4 feet
Plant Spread: 3 to 4 feet
Leaves: Evergreen
Broadleaf
Flowers: Showy
Fragrant
Flower Color: White
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: Suitable in 3 gallon or larger
Needs excellent drainage in pots
Miscellaneous: Tolerates poor soil

Beautiful bloom after a rain...

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Chantell On June 16, 2007 Obtained plant
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Beautiful shrub from the Atlantic Rainforest, Brazil by bonitin Mar 6, 2017 5:32 AM 7
Wanna play? by Chantell Jun 19, 2016 5:21 PM 28
2016 Garden Chat and Photos by ssgardener Feb 25, 2017 2:24 PM 1,945

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