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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.
Posoqueria latifolia is often grown as an ornamental, being valued especially for its remarkable and very fragrant blooms which can be carried in great profusion. Established plants are fairly drought tolerant.
Small tree with large glossy dark green leaves and long cascading flowers that are extremely fragrant. This is a tropical rainforest tree, it enjoys humid air and can stand both full sun or filtered light. Blooms most of the year, filling air around with sweet gardenia-like fragrance. Acid soil is preferrable.
Beautifully pyramidal with a sparse crown, in spring, Posoqueria maxima becomes heavily laden with large clusters of long slender white flowers. Branches will root if they touch ground. The leaves are much larger than P. laterfolia.