Scientific Name: Gardenia jasminoides Form: Oval - vertical
Common Name:gardeniaTexture:Medium - coarse
Family Name:RubiaceaeHabit: Upright
Plant Type: Flowering pot plant, Shrub - deciduous Mature Size (ht. X w.):1.3 - 2.0m x 1.0 - 1.5m
Origin: S.E. Asia / Japan / China Hardiness Zone:Zone 8b: (-9.4 to -7 C)
Leaves: Simple, Opposite, Leathery, Lustrous, Elliptic, Ovate, Entire
Flowers: Flowers solitary, White, Can flower any month- Sep- Mar
Fruit: Capsule, Brown Red Orange
Exposure: Part sun/part shade
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Landscape Uses: Fragrance, Indoor plant, Cut flower or foliage
Key ID Features:Leaves opposite, ovate-elliptic, thick, glossy, dark green, up to 10 cm long; flowers white, highly fragrant, most 4-6 cm wide.