Gardenia Grandiflora Star
So much fragrance, flower and beauty in a compact 50cm evergreen shrub. Early flowering and strongly scented - makes a stunning groundcover in full flower as bushes are almost completely covered in white blooms. And beneficial pollinators, who find the flat open flowers really easy to feed at. Perfect for patios and decks, containers, and as an indoor plant.
Gardenia augusta 'Grandiflora Star'APPEARANCE : More compact than its cousins, Grandiflora Star is a glossy, evergreen shrub with rich green foliage and strongly fragrant creamy white starry flowers appearing in large numbers from late spring. Flowers age to golden yellow.
USE FOR : Perfect for stepover hedges, feature planting, sensory gardens, and containers. Excellent beneficial pollinator attractor.
CLIMATE : Frost free, sheltered. Appreciates humidity.
PLANTING : Prefers dappled shade or part shade or bright indirect light; grows in full sun. Plant in a free draining acid or neutral pH soil rich in organic matter. Water regularly until the plant is established, usually around 12 weeks.
CARE: Mulch and water well, prune after flowering . Plant in a soil which is medium to acidic. 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.
MATURE HEIGHT & WIDTH: 0.5m H x 0.5m W.
YOUR PLANTS : These are tubestock plants, healthy young plants with new roots that will establish quickly in your garden. The pot size is 80mm high and 42 mm wide.
You can see an example in the image gallery.
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