August Beauty Gardenia

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Gardenia jasminoides 'August Beauty'

August Beauty has dense upright stems that form a rounded shrub. It has lustrous rich green leaves. Abundant fragrant, velvety white double blooms from May through November.

This evergreen shrub prefers shade and protection from winter extremes. Ideally plant Westward facing area. Avoid Eastern Exposure. Gardenias do not like Morning Winter Sun

Photo courtesy of Toms Creek Nursery in Denton, NC 336-857-2131 (We caught these photos towards the end of the bloom cycle - Those gardenias were covered in perfuse blooms, very pretty)

Ornamental Characteristics
Category Flowering Shrub
Foliage Type Evergreen
Height 4' - 6'
Spread 2' - 4'
Shape Upright & Rounded
Primary Foliage Color (Glossy) Dark Green
Seasonal Foliage Color (Glossy) Dark Green
Flowering Season Summer
Flower Color White
Environmental Characteristics
Growth Rate Moderate
Sun Preferences Sun to part shade 
Water Preferences Moist (not wet): Prepare planting area for adequate drainage.
Cold Hardiness Zone 7b  to 10