Fool Proof™ Gardenia

Gardenia hybrid ‘Leesix’ PPAF Home » The Collection » Fool Proof™ Creating fragrant gardens is simple with this compact, upright, easy-to-grow gardenia. Double, pure white, fragrant blooms emerge in late spring and rebloom through fall.
Fool Proof™ Gardenia
Feature Superior disease resistance; double white fragrant blooms; reblooming spring through fall
USDA Zones Hardy to 0°F USDA zones 7-10
Sunset Zones
Special Features Aromatic, Attracts Pollinators, Compact habit, Disease / Pest Resistance, Longer Blooming, Reblooming
Landscape Use Container, Cottage/Informal, Cut Flowers/Foliage, Garden Bed, Mass planting
Exposure Full sun to part shade
Flowering Season Spring to Summer
Dimensions 3-4 ft H x 3 W
Growth Rate Moderate
Plant Type Evergreen
Water Needs Medium Water Once Established
Soil Well-drained garden soil w/ rich organic matter
Fertilizer Fertilize yearly in spring
Pruning Prune after spring bloom

Planting Instructions

  • water before planting
  • plant in full sun to part shade
  • dig hole 2X the width of pot
  • plant 1-2" above ground soil level, backfill hole with soil
  • water deeply to settle, then add more soil if needed
  • mulch 1-2" deep around plant, avoiding area closest to stem

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