Plant Info & Care
Pet Friendly No
This plant can be mildly toxic to animals and lead to gastrointestinal problems.
Care Level High
This beauty is worth the extra TLC to enjoy it's rich fragrance.
Indoors: Bright, indirect light (southern exposure) all day long. Outdoors: full sun (6-8 hours) to light shade with morning sun and afternoon shade.
Keep it evenly moist but not soggy. When the top 1" soil is dry, water thoroughly.
50-60% is ideal. Run a humidifier or use a tray of pebbles with water in the pebbles. Do not group with other plants since it needs good air flow.
Air Quality Great
These plants are great at keeping the air in your space clean!
If you dream of waking up to a sweet aromatic fragrance with large, lush blooms, this plant is an excellent addition to the patio! The Gardenia jasminoides 'Veitchii' or Cape Jasmine can bloom from mid-spring to fall. It's a great evergreen addition outside in 8-11 planting zones or an indoor plant in winter months. Add this gorgeous specimen to your repertoire.
*May or may not ship with bloom or bud - typically blooms mid-spring to fall
Native to southern China and Japan
Gardenias originate from the coffee plant family, 'Rubiaceae.' The gardenia is named after a famous botanist, Dr. Alexander Garden. The fruit of the gardenia is used for Chinese medicinal purposes to treat a number of illnesses.
Plant Care for All Levels
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