The classic florist gardenia: scented, evergreen, low maintenance. Perfect in pots, compact to around 1m high. Florida is one of the best available for indoors and out, and one of our customer favourites too.
APPEARANCE : A classic, glossy, evergreen shrub to 1m with rich green foliage and strongly fragrant brilliant white flowers. Flowers appearing from late spring USE FOR : Ideal for hedges, massed planting or as a single specimen. LOCATION : Sunny sheltered position is ideal in the warmer parts of Australia. Shelter from strong winds and exposed sites. Plant in a free draining soil rich in organic matter. A potting mix rich with peat moss or humus is ideal added at the time of planting CARE : Mulch and water well, prune after flowering . Plant in a soil which is medium to acidic for best results. Feed with a fertiliser for acid-loving plants every 2-3 months. Water regularly with seaweed solution. Spray with Eco-Oil to kill aphids, scale, and other pests.
HEIGHT & WIDTH : to 1m x 1m YOUR PLANTS : These are tubestock plants, healthy young plants with new roots that will establish quickly in your garden. The pot size is 42 mm wide and 80 mm high. You can see an example in the image gallery