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Frostproof Gardenia – Ornamental Plant of the Week for June 9, 2014

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Frost Proof gardenia is a great plant for home gardens and deserves more consideration.

A Louisiana Super Plant selection, Frostproof is widely used by landscape professionals. It’s an improvement over other, older gardenia varieties. It reaches a mature height of 5 feet with a spread of 4-5 feet.

A low-maintenance, good-performing gardenia, Frostproof has the fragrance of other gardenias. It begins blooming in early to mid-May and continues through early summer. This outstanding variety provides fast growth, site adaptability and suitability to poorer growing conditions, making it more desirable than many other varieties for Louisiana.

Allen Owings
Rick Bogren

Last Updated: 6/6/2014 2:38:44 PM

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