Gardenia augusta 'Radicans'
- Common Name(s):
- Creeping gardenia
Low and spreading; drought tolerant; plant in protected area; may winter burn if exposed to strong cold and winds in winter; less hardy than G. augusta; excellent "filler" for east, southeast exposure with morning sun
- 1-2 ft.
- Small, opposite or whorled, leathery, lustrous dark green leaves
- 1 in. waxy white flowers in summer; fragrant
- 7b to 10
- Sun to partial shade (can't take strong afternoon sun); acidic, moist, well-drained soil high in organic matter
- Medium to fine
- Low growing, spreading, loose mound
- 3-4 ft.
NCCES plant id: 1564