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Great gardenia for warmer, humid locations or as an indoor plant. Nice compact size, flowers mainly from spring through summer and often later into the year with very scented neat white double blooms.
Gardenia augusta 'Ocean Pearl'APPEARANCE : A glossy, evergreen shrub that grows to 1m; slender-leaved deep green foliage, and strongly fragrant flowers almost all year. The flowers open from a neat carefully furled bud into a bright white flower. An old variety - veitchii - under a new name.
USE FOR : Ideal for hedges, massed planting or as a single specimen.
PLANTING : Sunny sheltered position is ideal in the warmer parts of Australia. Shelter from strong winds and exposed sites. Plant in a free draining neutral to acid 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 if required. 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 : 1m H x 1m 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