Gardenia, Ananta - Plant
Description for Gardenia, Ananta
Gardenia is a genus of flowering plants in the coffee family, Rubiaceae, native to the tropical and subtropical regions of Africa, Asia, Madagascar and Pacific Islands.
|Common name||Flower colours||Bloom time||Height||Difficulty|
|Gardenia jasminoides. Gardenia jasminoides, (gardenia, cape jasmine, cape jessamine, danh-danh, or jasmin)||white||Seasonal bloomer(May to June)||2.00 to 3.00 feet||easy to grow|
Planting and care
Fall or spring is the most suitable time for planting the gardenia bush. As for outdoor gardenia care, you should keep in mind that when the gardenia plant is grown outdoors, it generally prefers to be kept in partial shade. Gardenias also prefer moist, but well-drained acidic soil with plenty of organic matter.
|Part shade||well-drained soil||Medium||30 to 40 degrees C||Apply any organic fertilizer|
Caring for Gardenia
- The dry, short days of winter will likely be the most troublesome, especially if the gardenia bush is not given enough humidity. Moving plants to southern-facing windows and/or supplementing them with grow lights are good ways to improve light conditions during winter.
Typical uses of Gardenia
Special features: Place in light to moderate shade, preferably with minimum competition from tree roots. Gardenias resent root disturbance. Use fertilizer for acid loving plants, and use iron compounds.
Culinary use: Gardenia Oil has a sweet floral scent. The essential oil is extracted by enfleurage, due to the fact of the delicacy of the Gardenia flower. The petals are the most fragrant are soaked in fat. The fat absorbs the fragrance of the Gardenia flower and then placed in alcohol to dissolve.
Ornamental use: The plant is used for ornamental purpose.
Medicinal use: na
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