How to Care for Gardenias?

Answer The gardenia, also called the cape jasmine, is one of the most fragrant flowers the home gardener can grow, but it presents a number of challenges. Gardenias need a specific soil acidity, plenty of... Read More »

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Gardenias: Care and Feeding?

Gardenias are beautiful additions to any landscape, but they are sensitive plants that require extra care and monitoring for environmental threats. Proper placement, sufficient watering and protect... Read More »

How much sun do gardenias need?

Gardenias are tropical bloomers and need a lot of light. Gardenias should be kept out of direct afternoon sunlight during the hottest summer months. If you're growing gardenias inside, they'll need... Read More »

Do Bees Like Gardenias?

Bees typically pollinate flowers during the day. Rubiaceae, or gardenias, often rely on nocturnal moths to pollinate their sweetly scented white flowers. Each type of gardenia features variations... Read More »

What is the name of fragrant gardenias?

Gardenia jasminoides, also known as Gardenia augusta, is a bush famous for its dark, waxy-looking leaves and sweet-smelling white flowers. In the United States, gardenia jasminoides are commonly fo... Read More »