gardenia meaning :Secret love, You are lovely
Description of the Gardenia Flower
the Gardenia is a group that is made up of 142 species. these are great flowering plants and they are actually part of the coffee family, which is going to be found mainly in tropical and subtropical climates. the gardenia is actually an evergreen shrub, which is basically a small tree and can grow to be up to 49 feet tall, although most of them don’t get that tall. the flowers that come from it are single and only one flower will come off of one bud. the gardenia is also probably one of the most aromatic flowers that is out there and it smells incredible. that is why people love having it in their bouquets.
Gardenia is a genus of 142 species of flowering plants in the coffee family, Rubiaceae, native to the tropical and subtropical regions of Africa, southern Asia, Australasia and Oceania.
Gardenia jasminoides is cultivated as a house plant. This species can be difficult to grow because it originated in warm humid tropical areas. it demands high humidity to thrive and bright light. it flourishes in acidic soils with good drainage and thrives on during the day and 60 F in the evening. Potting soils developed especially for gardenias are available. G. jasminoides grows no larger than 18 inches in height and width when grown indoors. in climates where it can be grown outdoors, it can attain a height of 6 feet. If water touches the flowers, they will turn brown.
Gardenia jasminoides ‘Plena’