Common Name: Gardenia
Variety: Sweetheart™ Gardenia
Genus species: Gardenia jasminoides ‘PS-2013-3’ PP28961
Patent Info: PP28961
Sweetheart™ Gardenia is a classic, evergreen shrub that offers fragrant blooms in Spring and Fall. Plant in landscape or in patio containers and place near doorways or wherever you would like to fully enjoy the fragrant flowers. In addition, Sweetheart™ Gardenia is deer resistant, pollinator friendly, and heat tolerant. As a bonus, these flowers are fantastic for floral designs, just clip a few and add them to any bouquet to bring the wonderful fragrant blooms indoors.
Sun: Full to Part Sun; 6+ hours direct sun daily
Water: Prefers consistent soil moisture
Hardiness Zone: Hardy in Zones 7-9:
Annual for Zones 6 & below
Bloom Time: Spring & Fall
Mature Size: 4' T x 4' W
Prune: Prune after flowering
Soil Type: Neutral to acidic, well-drained soil, mulch recommended
Fertilize: Use a Slow-Release, Granular Even Ratio (10-10-10) Formula in early Spring, repeat as directed.
Illegal Propagation Prohibited