Gardenia jasmineoides ‘August Beauty’
Also called Cape Jasmine a favorite in southern gardens. Evergreen glossy leaves make a lovely backdrop to the very fragrant double white flowers 3-inches across in spring with repeat blooms until frost. Gardenias need good drainage and love acid soil with lots of organic matter. Can also be grown in containers for your porch or deck. Control aphids, white flies and mealybugs with light horticultural oil. Plant in full sun but will tolerate some shade. Height: 4-6 ft tall and 3-4 feet wide. Hardy in zones 7-11. Plants are shipped in 1 gallon containers.