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Gardenia augusta 'Shooting Star' /Shooting Star Gardenia

Gardenia augusta 'Shooting Star'  / Gardenia augusta 'Shooting Star'
White, star-shaped flowers
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White, star-shaped flowers

Typical shrub in full bloom

Flowering in May and June

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Scientific Name: Gardenia augusta 'Shooting Star'
Common Name: Shooting Star Gardenia
Plant Type: Evergreen
Leaf Type: Broadleaf
Hardiness Zone: 7, 8, 9, 10 Determine Your Zone
Height: 2- 5 feet
Spread: 3 -5 feet
Bloom time: Spring, Summer
Flower color: White
Light Exposure: Sun, Part Sun
Drainage: Well drained, Moist
Rate of Growth: Moderate
Water Requirement: Medium
Maintenance Level: Low
Susceptible to insects
and diseases:
Yes
Landscape Categories:
Comments: Has the best winter hardiness of the common gardenias. It has a host of insect and disease problems including anthracnose, die back, spider mites, mealy bug and whitefly.