How to Grow Gardenia?

Answer Gardenias are well-known for their fragrance as well as their beauty. The plant's blooms produce an aroma that many gardeners find captivating. Gardenias can be grown along hedge rows, in gardens, ... Read More »

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How do I grow flowers from a gardenia bush?

CuttingTake a cutting with a flower from the bush in late summer. Pick a stem that is semi-hardwood and has three sets of leaves. Cut a 5-inch section of the stem.RootingDip the stem-end into a roo... Read More »

How do I grow a gardenia plant in Florida?

LocationGrow gardenia plants in well-drained earth with acidic soil pH levels of 5.0 and 6.5. Place in a sunny-to-part shade location away from concrete. Plant in an open area with plenty of air c... Read More »

Uses of Gardenia Oil?

Gardenia oil has a sweet, floral scent. The essential oil is extracted from the plant by a technique called enfleurage, an older form of extraction used on certain flowers that are too delicate for... Read More »

What does gardenia mean?

"Gardenia" is the name of a flower. It is small, white, and has a waxy texture. The flower smells very sweet. It grows on a bush with dark green, shiny leaves.