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Gardenia augusta 'Radicans' /Dwarf Gardenia

Gardenia augusta 'Radicans'   / Gardenia augusta 'Radicans'
Dwarf spreading shrub
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Dwarf spreading shrub

Specimen in full bloom in spring

Evergreen foliage with a touch of white variegation in the foliage

This spreading shrub makes a great ground cover when plants are set about three feet apart

Same planting to adjacent image but when gardeninas are in full bloom

Effective ground cover planting

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Scientific Name: Gardenia augusta 'Radicans'
Common Name: Dwarf Gardenia
Plant Type: Evergreen
Leaf Type: Broadleaf
Hardiness Zone: 6, 8, 9, 10, 11 Determine Your Zone
Height: 1-2 feet
Spread: 3 -5 feet
Bloom time: Spring
Flower color: White
Light Exposure: Sun, Part Sun
Drainage: Well drained, Moist, Wet
Rate of Growth: Moderate
Water Requirement: Medium
Maintenance Level: Medium
Susceptible to insects
and diseases:
Landscape Categories: Ground covers
Plants with Fragrance
Comments: Horizontal growth makes this gardenia a good ground cover and for cascading over walls and out of large containers. The fragrant flowers and dark green foliage are a plus for this plant.