Niche Gardens - North Carolina (NC) Native Pants

Gardenia jasminoides


Full Sun
Partial Shade
Cut Flowers

Gardenia jasminoides 'Kleim's Hardy' (Rubiaceae)
(gar-DEE-nee-ah jaz-min-OY-deez)
'Kleim's Hardy' Gardenia

This Southern shrub is appreciated for its hypnotically-scented, pure-white flowers blooming on and off throughout summer. Grow in full sun or partial shade, and site with protection from winter winds. Placement near a window or patio will allow the fragrance to be enjoyed in summer. This selection suffered no winter damage at 3 F, but is safest planted in a protected area in zone 7.

Bloom color: white
Bloom period: early-summer
Height: 4-6'
Spread: 4-6'
Zones: 7-10

Container size: Qt.
Price: $20
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