August Beauty Gardenias have a dense rounded evergreen growth habit with lustrous dark green leaves. These Gardenias will produce an abundance of large very fragrant white flowers spring through fall. August beauty grows best in full sun to part shade and in zone 8-11. Suggested uses: Cut flowers, hedges, accents, borders, and container gardens.
- water before planting
- plant in full sun
- dig hole 3X the width of pot,
- backfill and plant 1″-2″ above soil level
- water and add more soil if needed
- mulch plants
- Apply a balanced slow release fertilizer each spring