Gardenia augusta 'Frostproof' /Frostproof Gardenia

Gardenia augusta  'Frostproof'     / Gardenia augusta  'Frostproof'
Highly fragrant flowers
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Highly fragrant flowers

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Shrub after flowering in late summer

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Scientific Name: Gardenia augusta 'Frostproof'
Common Name: Frostproof Gardenia
Plant Type: Evergreen
Leaf Type: Broadleaf
Hardiness Zone: 8, 9, 10 Determine Your Zone
Height: 5-8 feet
Spread: 5 - 10 feet
Bloom time: Spring, Summer
Flower color: White
Light Exposure: Sun, Part Sun, Filtered Shade
Drainage: Well drained, Moist
Rate of Growth: Moderate
Water Requirement: Medium
Maintenance Level: Medium
Susceptible to insects
and diseases:
Comments: A bit more hardy than the species. Has peak bloom in spring followed by sporatic blooming in summer. Subject to attacks by whitefly and sooty monld.