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Gardenia augusta Aimee Yoshiba

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Gardenia augusta Aimee Yoshiba

GaraugAY
$0.00 ex GST
 
Wantirna
C2, C8
Size: 20cm
Available: 48
$/Unit (EX GST): $13.12 ex GST
$/Unit (INC GST): $14.44 inc GST
Botanical Name: Common Names:
Gardenia augusta Aimee Yoshiba Fragrant Gardenia,

Native: Foliage Type:
No Evergreen

Plant Type: Plant Habit:
Hedging / Screening, Shrubs Rounded

Description:
Gardenias are one of the most popular plants because of their exquisite, white, beautifully perfumed blooms which contrast perfectly with the dark green glossy foliage. They require warmth, shelter, well drained soil and plenty of water in the flowering months. Aimee Yoshiba is a rounded, evergreen shrub producing large double white blooms. Bloooms are heavily scented. Gardenias are versatile plants and look impressive mass planted or as a hedge. Can be used as underplanting or background planting. Grows well in pots and can also be grown as a standard. Grows approx. 1 - 1.2m in height and 1m wide.

Mature Height: Mature Width:
1-2m 60cm-1m

Position: Soil Type:
Full Sun, Semi Shade Well Drained

Landscape Use(s)
Borders / Shrubbery, Courtyard, Cut Flower, Feature, Formal Garden, Fragrant Garden, Hedging / Screening, Mass Planting, Tropical Garden, Container / Pot

Pests & Diseases: Aphids, Bud Drop, Leaf Miner, Scale, Thrips, Yellow Leaves

Cultural Notes: Plant in well drained soil to which compost or manure has been added. The root system is shallow and sensitive, so mulch generously with a quality mulch to keep plants healthy throughout the year and control weeds. Container plants should be potted in good quality potting mix with a high organic content. Gardenias require a deep, well-structured soil which has been enriched with compost or manure (cow or horse). They like acidic, cool, moist, well-drained soils. If soil is too alkaline it can cause yellowing of the leaves due to a magnesium deficiency. This can be corrected with an application of Epsom salts. Requires a warm, sheltered position, protected from frost. Early morning sun with light shade in the afternoon is preferential. Gardenias can scorch in full sun. Prune lightly after flowering to maintain shape. Fertilise regularly during the growing season.

Plant Care
Annual slow release fertiliser, Keep moist during dry periods, Mulch well

Family Name: Origin:
Rubiaceae Asia

Characteristics
Foliage Colour: Green
Flower Colour: White
Flower Fragrant: No
Flowering Season: Spring, Summer
Fruit: Insignificant

Requirements Tolerances
Growth Rate: Moderate
Maintenance Level: Medium
Water Usage: Medium / Moderate
Drought: Low
Frost: Tender
Wind: Medium / Moderate
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