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AGM plants have been through a rigorous trial and assessment programme. They are:
This plant will provide nectar and pollen for bees and the many other types of pollinating insects.
It is included in an evolving list of plants carefully researched and chosen by RHS experts. Divided into 3 groups these lists, linked below, are maintained by a team of RHS staff and are reviewed annually.
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Other common names
Cape jasmine common gardenia
Gardenia augusta Gardenia florida L.
Gardenia are bushy evergreen shrubs or trees, with attractive glossy leaves and large, fragrant white funnel- or bowl-shaped flowers with from 5 to 11 lobes
G. jasminoides is a large evergreen shrub with deep glossy green, elliptic leaves and very fragrant, broadly funnel-shaped white flowers 8cm across in summer and autumn
All ratings refer to the UK growing conditions unless otherwise stated. Minimum temperature ranges (in degrees C) are shown in brackets
MoistureMoist but well-drained
SoilLoam, Clay, Sand
Time to ultimate height
Grow outdoors in neutral to acidic soil in moist but well-drained soil in partial or light dappled shade in a frost free site. Must be in a sheltered, frost-free warm area. Grow under glass in lime-free soil in bright filtered light in moderate humidity.
Propagate by seed, greenwood or semi-hardwood cuttings
Suggested planting locations and garden types
Pruning Pruning group 9
Pests Prone to glasshouse whitefly and mealybugs under glass
May be affected by glasshouse grey mould
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