Even when not in bloom the dark-green, glossy foliage will be a beautiful feature in your garden, and gardenias are not difficult to grow if a little basic care is given them. Choose a sheltered spot, away from wind, in a partially shaded location. The pure-white flowers glow in the dark, while their heady scent drifts across the garden, enchanting everyone to relax and enjoy life. Water on a regular basis James Gordon, a Scotsman who had moved to Charleston in
Place your plant in the hole at the same depth or a little less than it was in the pot.
Gardenias: Plant Care and Collection of Varieties
Even when not in bloom the dark-green, glossy foliage will be a beautiful feature in your garden, and gardenias are not difficult to grow if a little basic care is given them. How you grow your Gardenia will depend on where you live. Pour a half-gallon around each plant every two or three weeks during the growing season. Bear in mind, too, when caring for gardenias they like plenty of root space and do best planted far apart and away from large shrubs. Oh, how I wish I still had the one his son gave me. Although they have a reputation for being difficult, gardenias are easy to grow if you create the right conditions and follow a few simple rules. At the time I worked at an orchid nursery.