GARDENIA – Gardenia jasminoides
Charming glossy evergreen bush, 1-3′ tall. Large white smelly blossoms with tropical fragrance. Rarely flowers in the home.
TEMPERATURE: Average to warm: minimum at night 62-65 degrees; tolerates lower temperatures from 5o for short periods. Flowers when nights are in 60-65 range only
LIGHT: Full Sun or bright indirect light; avoid drafts. Keep humidity up when flowering.
WATERING: Keep soil uniformly moist but not wet
FERTILIZE: Every month
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