Gardenia Augusta Magnifica

Gardenia Augusta Magnifica

Gardenia Augusta Magnifica

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Common name and scientific name of the plant: "Gardenia augusta Magnifica - Fragrant Gardenia Plant"

Description of the plant's appearance, including size, shape, and color: "The Gardenia augusta Magnifica is an evergreen shrub with glossy, dark green leaves and large, white, highly fragrant flowers. It grows in a compact, rounded shape, reaching a height of up to 5 feet (1.5 meters)."

Information on the plant's growing requirements, such as sunlight, water, and soil type: "This Gardenia variety thrives in bright indirect sunlight or partial shade. It prefers well-draining, acidic soil enriched with organic matter. Regular watering to keep the soil evenly moist is essential."

Details on any unique plant features, such as flowers or fruit: "The Gardenia augusta Magnifica is renowned for its captivating, highly fragrant flowers, which bloom from late spring to summer. The flowers are large, white, and showy, adding elegance and charm to any garden or indoor space."

Suggestions for how the plant can be used or displayed, such as in a garden or as a houseplant: "This Gardenia variety is perfect for creating beautiful garden beds, borders, or containers. It can also be grown as an attractive houseplant, bringing a touch of luxury and fragrance to any indoor setting."

Light requirement: Bright indirect sunlight and Part sun/part shade

Water requirement: Medium

Watering frequency:

Soil: Well-draining, acidic soil enriched with organic matter

Skill level: Intermediate

Growth rate: Intermediate

Suitable for containers: Yes

More info: The Gardenia augusta Magnifica requires regular watering to keep the soil evenly moist. It thrives in well-draining, acidic soil enriched with organic matter. Pruning can be done after flowering to maintain shape and size.

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Drought tolerance: Low

Frost tolerance: Medium

Wind tolerance: Medium

Disease and pest susceptibility: Gardenias are susceptible to aphids, whiteflies, and scale insects. They may also suffer from root rot if overwatered.

Mature height: 2 m

Mature width: 1.5 m

Suitable for shaping: No

Colour: Dark green

Variegation: No

Size: Small/medium

Seasonality: Evergreen

Flowering: Yes; profuse/bright display

Flower colour: White

Flower fragrant: Yes

Flowering season: Late spring to summer

Fruit: No

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