Information About Gardenia

Taking care of gardenia plants may require a lot of effort so it often helps to arm yourself with enough information for growing these finicky plants. The following articles can do just that. With everything from growing gardenias and their care to fixing common problems affecting them, you'll find it here.

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Dwarf Gardenia Care: Tips For Growing Dwarf Gardenias

By Bonnie L. Grant, Certified Urban Agriculturist

Few scents can outdo that of a dwarf gardenia. Dwarf gardenias, like their regular sized siblings, are evergreen shrubs with ethereal creamy, white flowers. Learn how to grow dwarf gardenia in this article, and you will soon be enjoying their intoxicating fragrance.

Everblooming Gardenias: Growing A Grafted Everblooming Gardenia

By Becca Badgett, Co-author of How to Grow an EMERGENCY Garden

Those who haven’t been successful growing gardenias might want to give the grafted everblooming gardenia a try, as it is more reliable. While it benefits from proper care, this plant is more flexible on soil and nutrient needs. Find more information in this article.

Gardenia Leaf Curl – Reasons Why Leaves Of Gardenia Are Crinkling

By Mary H. Dyer, Credentialed Garden Writer

Help! My gardenia?s leaves are curling! If leaves of gardenia are crinkling and wrinkling, there may be several factors at play. Learn about troubleshooting gardenia leaf curl in this article so you can treat the issue before it overtakes your beloved plant.

Stem Canker Of Gardenia Plants: Learn About Gardenia Stem Canker And Galls

By Liz Baessler

Gardenias are beautiful, fragrant, flowering shrubs that are especially popular among gardeners in the southern United States. Although they are very attractive, they can be susceptible to several serious diseases. One such disease is stem canker. Learn more here.

No Flowers On Gardenia Plant: How To Get Blooms On Gardenia

By Mary H. Dyer, Credentialed Garden Writer

Gardenias are a favorite of gardeners in warm climates, who understandably love the plant for its glossy green leaves and sweet-smelling white flowers. If your gardenia won?t flower, this article can help explain why.

Should I Deadhead Gardenias: Tips On Removing Spent Blooms On Gardenia

By Darcy Larum, Landscape Designer

Gardenia's beautiful, fragrant, white flowers last for several weeks. Eventually, though, they will wilt and turn brown, leaving you wondering "should I deadhead gardenias?" Learn why and how to deadhead a gardenia bush in this article.

Gardenia Plant Companions – Learn What To Plant With Gardenias

By Mary H. Dyer, Credentialed Garden Writer

The best companion plants for gardenias are those that share the same growing conditions without detracting from showy gardenia plants that deserve to take center stage in the garden. This article provides some suggestions on what to plant near gardenias.

Gardenia Cold Damage: How To Treat Cold Injury Of Gardenias

By Bonnie L. Grant, Certified Urban Agriculturist

Gardenias are fairly hardy plants suitable for USDA zones 8 to 10. They can handle light freezes, but foliage will get damage with sustained cold in exposed locations. The extent of cold injury of gardenias is never certain until spring. Click here to learn more.

Gardenia Flower Bud Problems: Treat Brown Spots On Gardenias

By Jackie Carroll

Gardenias are finicky shrubs that don't perform well unless you meet all of their needs. This article discusses problems that cause brown spots on gardenia buds and flowers, and how to correct them. Learn more here.

Gardenia Plant Diseases: Learn About Common Gardenia Diseases

By Kristi Waterworth

Gardeners love their gardenias! Unfortunately, even the most pampered plant may develop one of the common gardenia diseases. Read this article to learn more about these common problems.

Gardenia Houseplants: Tips For Growing Gardenias Indoors

By Susan Patterson, Master Gardener

You may wonder if you can grow gardenia plants inside. The answer is yes; however, there are a few things to learn before you run out and purchase a plant. Read this article to find out what those are.

Different Gardenia Types: Varieties Of Gardenia Commonly Grown

By Jackie Rhoades

The aroma of romance and soft summer nights. The scent of springtime in the South. The gardenia. Varieties abound and you can learn more about the different types of gardenia in this article.

Gardenia Winter Care – Tips For Wintering Over Gardenia Plants

By Jackie Carroll

Gardenias sustain substantial damage when exposed to temperatures below 15 degrees F. Because of this, it is important to know how to winterize them to continue enjoying them year round. Click here for more.

Starting Gardenias – How To Start A Gardenia From A Cutting

By Heather Rhoades

Propagating and pruning gardenias goes hand in hand. If you plan on pruning your gardenia, there is no reason why you should not be starting gardenias from the cuttings. Learn more in this article.

Gardenia Bugs – How To Control And Eliminate Gardenia Insects

By Kathee Mierzejewski

Gardenias are beautiful flowers that withstand many soil and temperature differences. However, they are susceptible to a few gardenia insects and related diseases. Click here to take a look at the most common.

How To Care For Your Gardenia Plant

By Nikki Tilley, Author of The Bulb-o-licious Garden

Gardenias are popular ornamental shrubs that are known for their finicky needs. Click here to learn how to grow them.

Fertilizing Gardenias In Your Garden

By Nikki Tilley, Author of The Bulb-o-licious Garden

Taking care of gardenia plants requires a lot of work, as they are quite finicky when their growing requirements are not met. This includes fertilizing gardenias. which you can find tips for here.

Gardenia Flowers – Gardenia Buds Falling Off Plant

By Nikki Tilley, Author of The Bulb-o-licious Garden

Often gardeners have issues with gardenia buds falling off the plant or when gardenia buds won't bloom. Look at some of the issues that can cause this by reading the article that follows.

Transplanting Gardenia Plants – Planting Gardenia Somewhere New

By Heather Rhoades

Growing gardenias is hard enough, so it is no wonder that many gardeners shudder at the thought of transplanting gardenia plants. Proper care is crucial to the success of transplanting. Click here for more.

Helping A Gardenia Bush With Yellow Leaves

By Shari Armstrong

Gardenias are beautiful plants, but they require a bit of maintenance. One problem that seems to plague gardeners is a bush with yellow leaves. This article has tips on how to fix a gardenia with yellow leaves.

Gardenia Care To Get A Gardenia Bush To Bloom

By Heather Rhoades

A gardenia flower is truly a beauty to behold and the scent is just as wonderful to experience. Unfortunately, gardenias are notoriously tricky to coax into bloom, but it can be done. This article can help with that.

How And When To Prune A Gardenia Shrub

By Heather Rhoades

Gardenias have won the hearts of gardeners for their exquisite scent and beauty. As beautiful as gardenias are, they are a shrub. And like many shrubs, gardenias can benefit from being pruned. Click here for more.

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