Gardenia volkensii ssp. spatulifolia
TRANSVAAL GARDENIA, BUSHVELD GARDENIA
Rubiaceae

 
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Plant type: semi-deciduous tree or shrub

Hardiness zones: 10-13

Sunlight: warm low sun to dappled light

Soil Moisture: dry between watering to occasionally flooded

Soil: enriched soil, mildly acidic to mildly alkaline
4m
Plant habit
 
4m

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Flowers: moderately fragrant flowers in white

Flowering Time: early spring to early summer, late winter

Leaves: mid green

Ornamental Fruit: grey round woody

Edibility: herbalist herb
 
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Gardenia volkensii ssp. spatulifolia
TRANSVAAL GARDENIA, BUSHVELD GARDENIA
Rubiaceae

 

  Plant type: semi-deciduous tree or shrub

Hardiness zones: 10-13

Sunlight: warm low sun to dappled light

Soil Moisture: dry between watering to occasionally flooded

Soil: enriched soil, mildly acidic to mildly alkaline
4m
Plant habit
 
4m

FEATURES

Flowers: moderately fragrant flowers in white

Flowering Time: early spring to early summer, late winter

Leaves: mid green

Ornamental Fruit: grey round woody

Edibility: herbalist herb


DESIGN

Garden Styles: suits mediterranean, dry style, coastal & cottage designs

Uses: informal screen, large planter, bonsai, border

Growth rate: slow

Maintenance Level: average

Skill Level: average






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