Get ready to delight your senses with this beautiful and aromatic August Beauty gardenia! This instantly fragrant flowering shrub is the perfect way to express the grace of the South in your landscape.
The August Beauty Gardenia is a prolific bloomer and makes an elegant addition to your landscape as a low hedge, screen or accent plant. Plant this tight, compact gardenia in enclosed areas such as entryways or patios where its perfume fragrance can be best enjoyed.
Beauty if found in it’s creamy white flowers which bloom all summer long and tantalize anyone who walks by! Attracts butterflies and other insects to your garden. Gets up to 4-6 feet tall and 3-4 feet wide. This evergreen shrub prefers full sun to partial shade especially when the white blooms explode after the spring ends. Be sure to protect it from afternoon sun to make the flowers last as long as possible.
Fairly drought tolerant but be sure to stay on top of watering schedule for the first year after planting to establish roots. The August Beauty Gardenia is easy to grow and likes organic matter such as peat moss and mulch to enrich with nutrients it may be lacking. An acidic fertilizer in early spring will encourage more flower blossoms. Deadheading the spent buds will promote additional gardenia flowers.
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- Showy flowers
- Long blooming