• Gardenia jasminoides

Gardenia jasminoides 'White Gem'

Gardenia, Hardy Gardenia
Size: ex 3L pots

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£12.99

Quick Overview

  • Highly-fragrant, white double flowers
  • Hardy garden form
  • Needs acidic soil - no lime!
  • Warm sheltered location
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Description

Gardenia jasminoides 'White Gem' is a cold hardy cultivar of the ever-popular Gardenia. the type species of which is widespread throughout Asia. Highly fragrant with gorgeous double flowers, it requires an acidic moist soil and should not be exposed to full sun or be allowed to dry out. Although hardy it is sensible to position it in a warm sheltered location, mulch deeply with bark and be prepared to fleece in extreme sub-zero conditions if necessary.

Additional Information

Order Gentianales
Family Rubiaceae
Sub-Family Ixoroideae
Synonyms Gardenia angustifolia, Gardenia augusta, Gardenia florida, Gardenia grandiflora, Gardenia longisepala, Gardenia maruba, Gardenia pictorum, Gardenia radicans, Gardenia schlechteri, Genipa florida, Genipa grandiflora, Genipa radicans, Jasminum capense, Warneria augusta
Geographical Origin Horticultural cultivar. Type species from China, Bhutan, Nepal, Cambodia, India, Japan, N Korea, Laos, Pakistan, Thailand, Vietnam
Cultivation Must have an acidic soil. Plenty of humus and leaf-mold mixed with bark is ideal. Feed with Epsom Salts and liquid feed during the summer. Avoid direct burning sunlight
Eventual Height 30-40cm
Eventual Spread 30-40cm
Hardiness Hardy in warm sheltered locations in the south of the UK. A challenge in some colder locations. Mulch deeply with bark and be ready with heavy-grade horticultural fleece in extended periods of freezing conditions

Gardenia jasminoides 'White Gem'

Gardenia, Hardy Gardenia
Size: ex 3L pots

Availability: Sold Out

£12.99
You could receive 20 Palm Points for writing a review and/or rating this product.

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