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Gardenia nitida, Gardenia posoqueria, Gardenia

Gardenia nitida, Gardenia posoqueria

Family: Rubiaceae
Origin: Thailand, Polynesia
Large shrub 5-10 ft tallFull sunRegular waterWhite, off-white flowersPlant attracts butterflies, hummingbirdsFragrant plant

Rare gardenia with star-like tubular flowers. It is a slow growing, round shrub and has large leaves of unusual diamond shape and delicate to touch unlike most of gardenias with waxy leaves. The plant blooms sporadically several times a year - year round. Fragrance is very strong and sweet. One day the whole plant is covered with blooms that stay a few days and then drop all together. A must for rare plant collection. Read more about gardenias.

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