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Gardenia Floribunda 20lt

R355.00

Gardenia Floribunda 20lt

Full Sun
Semi Shade
Medium Watering
Evergreen

Gardenia floribunda, commonly known as Forest Gardenia or Wild Gardenia, is a species of flowering plant in the Rubiaceae family. It is native to various regions in Southeast Asia and the Pacific Islands. Gardenia floribunda is a small to medium-sized tree or shrub, highly valued for its fragrant and beautiful white flowers.

Appearance: Gardenia floribunda is a slow-growing evergreen shrub or small tree that can reach heights of 2 to 6m. It has a dense, compact growth habit with shiny, dark green leaves that are lanceolate or elliptical in shape.

Flowers: One of the main attractions of Gardenia floribunda is its fragrant white flowers. The flowers are usually large, trumpet-shaped, and have a waxy texture. They typically have five or six petals and emit a sweet, intense fragrance, especially in the evening. The flowers can appear throughout the year, but they are most abundant during the flowering season.

Fragrance: The strong, sweet fragrance of Gardenia floribunda flowers is highly prized and often used in perfumery and the creation of scented products.

Growth Requirements: Forest Gardenia thrives in warm, tropical or subtropical climates. It prefers well-draining, slightly acidic soil and typically grows best in full sun to partial shade. Regular watering and humidity are beneficial for its overall health and flowering performance.

Uses: Gardenia floribunda is commonly grown as an ornamental plant in gardens, parks, and landscapes. Its attractive foliage and beautifully scented flowers make it a popular choice for those who seek a sensory-rich garden experience.

Wildlife Attraction: The fragrant flowers of Gardenia floribunda attract various pollinators, including bees and butterflies, which contribute to its ecological significance.

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Gardenia Floribunda 20lt