Gardenia jasminoides 'Kleim's Hardy' (Rubiaceae)
'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
Container size: Qt.