A potting mix rich with peat moss or humus is ideal added at the time of planting
Location: Full sun or part shade. Care – Maintain regular watering during establishment and through the warmer growing season. Masses of pure white blooms in late spring sparkle on this evergreen compact sh... Clear white large blooms above evergreen foliage, perfect used within formal garden settings. All gardenia varieties are members of the genus Gardenia and the coffee family, Rubiaceae. Glamorous low-maintenance low-growing scented hedge, as plants grow to only 1m tall unclipped. If you prune them too late in the season, you risk cutting off some of next year’s flowers. Creates a beautiful display when left to ramble over an arch or fence. Pruning – formative pruning can be helpful to life the crown and remove crossing branches or dead wood. Refer to Gardenia radicans. Remove up to 60 per cent of the shrub, leaving a few leaves on the lower third of the bush to aid recovery. Plant in a free draining acid to neutral soil rich in organic matter. PESTS & PROBLEMS: Yellowing Leaves – usually a sign of magnesium deficiency and can be treated with Epsom Salts. Prune/shape your Gardenia plant when it is dormant, to promote branching and compact growth; When transplanting Gardenias, use a soil mixture of two parts peat moss, one part sterilized houseplant potting soil, and one part sand or perlite. We suggest Harry's Gardenia Food. Glossy foliage, highly scented flowers summer through to... Large beautiful double milky-white scented flowers on a medium sized evergreen shrub. Glossy dark foliage. The best time to prune Gardenias is immediately after flowering. So much fragrance, flower and beauty in a compact 50cm evergreen shrub. One of our most popular Gardenias. This evergreen shrub with handsome, glossy green leaves bearing large, milky white, heavily perfumed blooms. Gardenia augusta 'Magnifica'
Sprawling shrub with clusters of crisp-white flowers most of the year. ‘True Love’ This newly released gardenia is set to rival ‘Florida’ in popularity and performance. Water in well. Beautiful pott... 'Bullet-proof' evergreen shrub for any location or soil. Little pruning needed unless being grown as a hedge. A healthy, blooming gardenia will need to be nurtured with a steady supply of water and nutrients, but don’t overdo. You can actually prune at any time from spring through summer, however pruning in spring can reduce flowering. Flowers summer through to winter