The creamy ivory double flowers appearing from late spring to autumn are intensely fragrant and much loved by florists and gardeners. Mass planted the perfume can waft through the air for many metres.
Green glossy foliage year round is an added feature.
Gardenia augusta florida hedge. This rootstock should be approximately 6 inches tall and pencil thick. Sunny sheltered position is ideal in the warmer parts of australia shelter from strong winds and exposed sites. A classic glossy evergreen shrub to 1m with rich green foliage and strongly fragrant brilliant white flowers flowers appearing from late spring use for.
Gardenias love acidic soil and need to be fertilized with blue hydrangea food for example to keep the soil acidic. Firstly the flowers don t age well at all. The most successful grafts are the splice graft and inverted saddle graft.
A highly prized small to medium shrub with glossy dark green foliage and a rounded habit. Space 50cm to 75cm apart. The gardenia is one of the most fragrant flowering shrubs in the garden.
Gardenias are native to eastern asia china taiwan and japan they have large creamy white flowers and glossy green leaves. Additional information gardenia florida 300mm pot hedge. A superb flower for corsages wedding bouquets or an elegant centerpiece of petals floating in a bowl of water.
Suitable for 50cm to 2m in height. Patio tree forms are especially effective in formal designs. The closer spacing will maximise density low down.
They can be grown as a semi formal hedge but keep in mind there will likely be a couple of issues. An evergreen shrub gardenia augusta is grown mainly for the fragrant ivory white flowers produced from late spring to summer and is also used as a hedging plant. Ideal for hedges massed planting or as a single specimen.
Prolific large sweetly fragrant velvety white blooms and lustrous evergreen foliage on a rounded shrub that forms a beautiful natural hedge screen or container accent. Slow to moderate in growth rate over time gardenia augusta will reach around 2m 6ft depending on cultivar. The flowers have an exquisite perfume that pervades surrounding areas and creates a magical romantic atmosphere in the garden gardenia are acid loving plants and have similar requirements to azaleas and camelllias and prefer a complete fertiliser.
It is rather slow growing but stray shoots should be trimmed back. This glossy dark green shrub bears fragrant double white flowers during summer. In south and central florida take a cutting of a desired cultivar scion and graft it to a rooted cutting or seedling of gardenia thunbergia rootstock.