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Heaven Scent® gardenia

Gardenia augusta 'MADGA 1'

Heaven Scent® Gardenia     

This gardenia cultivar features a very tight, upright form that is perfect for smaller gardens. It also boasts increased cold tolerance while maintaining the lustrous dark green foliage and abundant fragrant blooms you’ve come to expect from this genus.

Noteworthy CharacteristicsFragrant flowers; ornamental fruit; dark glossy foliage; compact habit, increased cold tolerance.

CareGardenias don’t require special care if they are planted in a suitable location.

PropagationPropagation of this cultivar is prohibited

Problems Information provided by Gardener’s Confidence® Collection

  • Plant Height : 3 to 6 feet
  • Plant Width : 3 to 6 feet
  • Zones : 6, 7, 8, 9
  • Uses : Containers, Foundation Plantings, Front Yard, Sun
  • Moisture : Dry to Medium
  • Bloom Time : Early Fall, Early Summer, Late Summer, Summer
  • Plant Seasonal Interest : Fall Interest
  • Characteristics : Fragrant Flowers, Showy Fruit
  • Light : Full Sun to Partial Shade
  • Maintenance : Low
  • Plant Type : Shrubs
  • Growth Rate : Slow
  • Flower Color : White
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  1. KimberlyMcSparran 11/02/2015

    I'm not sure if I've overwatered or underwaterd my gardenia, we had a lot of rain. I brought it inside but all the leaves are drying up. What do I do?

    1. kthor 10/16/2016

      Gardenia's are thirsty plants!

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