Tabernaemontana africana (Samoan Gardenia) 5.5 inch square pot

Common Names: Cinnamon gardenia, Samoan gardenia.  Family: Apocynaceae.      This African shrub has white very fragrant flowers with petals that curl back.  Deep green leaves.  Thrives in Hawaii and blooms several times per year. Use a slightly acidic soil with good drainage.  Full sun in humid climates but may require some protection in hot dry areas. Fertlize several times per year with a fertlizer that contains micronutrients.  Plant grown in heavy shade may not flower much.   Easy to grow in warm humid climates.  Outdoors in Zones 10B to 11.  Not a gardenia and not from Samoa; this is a prime example of why common names are not very useful. This species was formerly classified as Tabernaemontana holstii.

Shipping weight ~3.5 pounds. Plants are typically 16 to 26 inches tall when shipped. 

Certified to ship to all 50 US states.

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Tabernaemontana africana (Samoan Gardenia) 5.5 inch square pot
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  • Item #: 1189
Price $18.50
2 or more $17.50 each
4 or more $16.50 each
Availability Out-of-Stock