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 customers' 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 IN: 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