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Gardenia augusta 'O So Fine' (Gardenia)

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Plant description

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gardenia augusta o so fine

Gardenia augusta 'O So Fine' is a compact, low growing shrub with prolific, perfumed white flowers. It has great dense growth, which makes the plant a great weed smothering ground cover plant, as well as a brilliant flowerer. Likes full sun to part shade, and can tolerate dry spells. A lovely plant for containers as well groundcover, and looks pretty spilling over raised beds. Yellowing foliage can be from magnesium deficiency, which can be remedied with a handful of epsom salts applied to the plant.

Additional plant information

Flowers

Flower colour: white
Flowering season: spring summer

Scent

The flowers are perfumed

Plant size

Maximum height: 0.3 metres
Minimum height: not specified

Maximum width: 1 metres
Minimum width: not specified

Sunlight, frost & salt tolerance

This plant will tolerate full or partial sunlight.
Medium frost tolerance.
Plant is not salt tolerant.

Fauna attracting?

Not specified.

Climate

This plant species will grow in the following climates: cool, temperate, subtropical.

Soil types & conditions

Loam: moist, well-drained.

Clay: well-drained.

Sand: moist.

Soil pH: 5.5-6.8

Pests

Scale, mealy bug

Miscellaneous information

Planting season: Any.

Types of fertiliser: Good general purpose fertiliser.

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