Steady as She Goes® Gardenia jasminoides
- Part Sun to Sun
The optimum amount of sun or shade each plant needs to thrive: Full Sun (6+ hours), Part Sun (4-6 hours), Full Shade (up to 4 hours).
A Gardenia you can depend on! This introduction from Phil Dark gives you everything you need - heat tolerance, cold hardiness, and best of all, continuous blooming. You won't have to worry about flower buds dropping off due to bad weather, Steady as She Goes® will keep blooming up until frost. All the while being complemented beautifully by glossy, evergreen foliage.
Top reasons to grow Steady as She Goes™ gardenia:
- Improved heat tolerance.
- Continuous blooming.
- Cold hardiness.
In short, when you plant it, you'll have a lot less worrying and a lot more enjoying to do!Fragrant FlowerContinuous Bloom or RebloomerLong BloomingResists:Deer
CharacteristicsPlant Type:ShrubShrub Type:EvergreenHeight Category:MediumGarden Height:36 - 60 InchesSpacing:48 - 84 InchesSpread:48 - 84 InchesFlower Colors:WhiteFoliage Colors:GreenFoliage Shade:Dark GreenHabit:UprightContainer Role:Thriller
Plant NeedsLight Requirement:Part Sun to SunMaintenance Category:ModerateBlooms On:Old WoodBloom Time:SummerBloom Time:SpringHardiness Zones:7a, 7b, 8a, 8b, 9a, 9b, 10a, 10bWater Category:ConsistentNeeds Good DrainageSoil Fertility Requirement:Average SoilUses:Border PlantUses:ContainerUses:LandscapeUses:Specimen or Focal PointUses Notes:
Blooms for the entire growing season, so it's suitable for high traffic areas where its plentiful fragrant blooms can be enjoyed.Maintenance Notes:
Needs well-draining, moist soil. Will get stressed and drop buds if there are any moisture issues.
Any pruning should be done in spring, and only to remove damaged or dead branches.Steady as She Goes® Gardenia jasminoides 'Prince Charles' USPP 29,304
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