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Sweetheart Gardenia

Common Name: Gardenia

Variety: Sweetheart™ Gardenia

Genus species: Gardenia jasminoides ‘PS-2013-3’ PP29008

Patent Info: PP29008


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:  With a Slow-Release, Granular Even Ratio (10-10-10) Formula in early Spring, repeat as directed 

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