Gardenia Dwarf, Ananta Dwarf - Plant

Gardenia is a genus of flowering plants in the coffee family. Gardenia is an attractive, waxy, creamy-white flowers bearing. It is a small evergreen shrub with waxy, lance-shaped leathery, dark green leaves contrasting with intoxicating fragrant, creamy-white flowers.
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    About Gardenia Dwarf

    This product does not have the flowers at the time of shipping. Afterward, the plant will bloom and it could be of any colored flower. Ananta Dwarf comes from the family of Rubiaceae. They are evergreen shrubs. The leaves are broad, dark green and glossy with a leathery texture.

    The flowers are in small clusters, white. It is widely planted in gardens due to its attractive green leaves and mesmerizing fragrance.

    Plant Specifications

    Plant Height12 inch (30 cm)
    Plant Spread 7 inch (18 cm)
    *above specification are indicative only. actual dimensions may vary by +-10%
    Common Name Miniature Gardenia, Cape Jasmine, Gandhraj.
    Maximum Reachable Height Up to 1.5 meters.
    Flower Colour White color.
    Bloom Time Mid-spring to mid-summer.
    Difficulty Level Easy to grow.

    Planting and care


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    Sunlight

  • At least five to six hours of sunlight a day is ideal for flowering and plant grow well in Natural bright light .

  • Soil
  • The soil should be well drained and rich in organic content for growing plant.

  • Watering
  • Water the plant when the top soil (1-2 inch) in pot feels dry to touch.
  • Do not overwater the plant.
  • Water thoroughly in the summer and reduce watering in winter and rainy season.

  • Application of Fertilizer
  • During the main growing season feed the plant with organic fertilizer once a month.
  • Loosen the topsoil without disturbing the roots of the plant so it can uptake the nutrients and moisture easily.

  • Plant Protection
  • Remove dead, infected or damaged plant parts and discard them away from the plants.
  • For any insect attack or disease, you can use Neem oil, Eucalyptus oil or Citrus oil spray for primary treatment.

  • Don'ts
  • Do not over water the plant.
  • Avoid applying water on flowers and leaves it may cause fungus infection.
  • Gardenia Dwarf care

    Native to the tropical and subtropical regions of Africa, Asia, Madagascar and Pacific Islands. The soil, which should be loose and organic, should be kept moist, but take care not to overwater. Monitor the soil frequently for moisture, and water thoroughly as the top inch of soil dries. The gardenia plant should also receive cooler nighttime temperatures and warmer daytime temperatures.

    Sunlight Natural bright sunlight.
    Watering Poke your finger/plain small stick into the soil to check the moisture. Water when topsoil (1-2 inches) feels dry to touch. Water thoroughly in the summer and reduce watering in winter and rainy season.
    Soil Loam or sandy well-drained soil
    Temperature 20 to 30 degrees C
    Fertilizer Apply any organic fertilizer.

    Gardenia Dwarf special feature

    It has a very pleasant smell that is called a Gandhraj.

    Gardenia Dwarf uses

    Ornamental Use:

    • The plant is used for ornamental purpose

    Frequently Asked Questions

    Is Gardenia an indoor plant?

    No, Gardenia is not an indoor plant

    Can Gardenias grow in shade?

    Yes it will grow in shade but it will not flower until it will not get 4-6 hours of direct bright sunlight a day.

    Can Gardenias tolerate full sun?

    Yes, Gardenias can tolerate full sun

    Where to plant Gardenia plant?

    You can plant a Gardenia plant preferably outdoors, in pot or in ground at a spot receiving direct bright sunlight for at least 4-6 hours a day. Note - For further details check the product description on nurserylive.com

    Which Gardenia smells the best?

    Almost all the gardenias smell best.

    Are Gardenias hard to grow?

    No, Gardenias are very easy to grow

    How to plant Gardenia plant?

    To plant Gardenia consider the following points. 1. To grow plant in pot, choose a pot having of 7-10 inch upper diameter and drainage holes. 2. Fill the 1/3 pot with well drained soil which is rich in organic content and place the plant in the center of the pot. 3. Fill the remaining pot with same soil. 4. Keep the plant in indirect bright light location for 2-3 days and then gradually move to a location that receives direct bright sunlight at least 4-6 hours a day. 5. Once the plant is overgrown in current pot, plant it in field. If you are planting purchased plant directly in ground follow below procedure. 1. Keep the plant in indirect bright light for 3-4 days and gradually move to a location receiving direct bright sunlight for at least 4-6 hours a day. 2. Dig a pit twice the size of the bag/pot the current plant is in. 3. Fill the 1/3 of pit with soil rich in organic content, place the plant in center and fill the pit with same soil. 4. Apply water. General caring tips- Plant should get 4-6 hours of direct bright sunlight a day. Water the plant when surface soil (1-2 inch) feels dry to touch. Apply any organic fertilizer during the main growing season (June July).

    Does Gardenia grow in shade?

    Yes it will grow in shade but it will not flower until it will not get direct bright sunlight for at least 4-6 hours a day.

    Why Gardenia leaves turn brown?

    The main reasons of leaves turning brown are as follows 1. Due to over watering or less watering to plant. 2. Plant does not get proper sunlight. 3. Lack of nutrient. 4. Disease and pest infestation. Note - For further details check the product description on nurserylive.com

    Does Gardenias need full sun?

    Yes, Gardenia needs full sun at least 4-6 hours a day for blooming.

    Can Gardenias grow indoors?

    It is perfectly possible to grow gardenia indoors when there is the availability of direct bright sunlight at least 4-6 hours a day.

    When Gardenia bloom?

    Gardenia blooms heavily in May and June

    Do Gardenias need a lot of water?

    No, Gardenia don't need a lot of water, water the plant when top soil (1-2 inches) feels dry to touch. Note - For further details check the product description on nurserylive.com

    Do Gardenias attract bees?

    Yes, Gardenia flowers attract bees.

    Where should Gardenias be planted?

    Gardenia can planted outdoor or indoor where direct bright sunlight for at least 4-6 hours a day is available.

    Why Gardenia leaves turn yellow?

    The main reasons of leaves turning yellow are as follows 1. Due to over watering or less watering to plant. 2. Plant does not get proper sunlight. 3. Lack of nutrient. 4. Disease and pest infestation. Note - For further details check the product description on nurserylive.com

    Is Gardenia a perennial?

    Yes Gardenia is flowering perennial plant in the Rubiaceae family.

    When to prune Gardenia plant?

    Gardenia Plant need little pruning to develop a strong structure. Remove broken, dead, dying, or damaged branches by using clean cutting shear during September-October month after end of blooming period.

    Will Gardenias grow from a cutting?

    Yes Gardenia can grow from cuttings. 1. To propagate take pencil size cutting of well mature stem to a length of 16-18 cm and remove any flowers leaves from it. 2. Then dip bottom of the cutting in rooting hormone, and Place the 3/4 portion cutting into a small container with well-draining soil and water the cuttings. 3. Rooting will start within 1-2 week. Note - For further details check the product description on nurserylive.com

    Are Gardenias safe for cats?

    Gardenias are particularly toxic to cats as per available research findings.

    Does Gardenia smell like jasmine?

    No Gardenia dont smell like Jasmine

    Why Gardenia buds fall off?

    It is maybe due to Insufficient light, less or overwatering, and nutrient deficiency.

    How to care Gardenia plant?

    Make sure your plant is getting following growing conditions 1. Sunlight- At least 4-6 hours of direct bright sunlight is required. 2. Soil- Soil should be well drained, fertile and nutrient rich. 3. Water- Water the plant when 1-2 inch surface soil layer feels dry to touch. 4. Fertilizer - Apply any organic fertilizer during the main growing season (June-July). Note - For further details check the product description on nurserylive.com

    Is Gardenia poisonous?

    Gardenias are mildly toxic when digested as per available research findings.

    Does Gardenia have thorns?

    Yes, Gardenia has thorns.

    Where do Gardenias grow best?

    Gardenia can grow best where it will get following growing conditions 1. Sunlight- At least 4-6 hours of direct bright sunlight is required. 2. Soil- Soil should be well drained, fertile and nutrient rich. 3. Water- Water the plant when 1-2 inch surface soil layer feels dry to touch. 4. Fertilizer - Apply any organic fertilizer during the main growing season (June-July). Note - For further details check the product description on nurserylive.com

    Do Gardenias like acidic soil?

    Yes it will prefer acidic soil with a pH range of 5.0 to 6.0.

    How to grow Gardenia plant?

    Gardenia Plant is grown by cuttings and grafting. Consider the following points to grow plant. 1. Sunlight- At least 4-6 hours of direct bright sunlight is required. 2. Soil- Soil should be well drained, fertile and nutrient rich. 3. Water- Water the plant when 1-2 inch surface soil layer feels dry to touch. 4. Fertilizer - Apply any organic fertilizer during the main growing season (June-July). Note - For further details check the product description on nurserylive.com

    Why Gardenia not flowering?

    The most general reasons of not flowering plant are as follows. 1. Lack of proper nutrient (mainly Phosphorus). 2. Improper water and sunlight availability. Note - For further details check the product description on nurserylive.com



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