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Gardenia cornuta

Common names: Natal Gardenia (E); umValasangweni (Z); Natalkatjiepiering (A);

Native to: Southern Africa
Shrub, Tree

Gardenia cornuta

EVERGREEN

FULL SUN

FROST HARDY

MEDIUM WATER REQUIREMENTS

MEDIUM GROWER

FRAGRANT

ATTRACTS INSECTS

FLOWER COLOUR:

AVERAGE SIZE:

4m x 4m
FLOWERING TIME:
J F M A M J J A S O N D
FRUITING TIME:
J F M A M J J A S O N D

Gardenia cornuta

DESCRIPTION

A dense rounded shrub or small tree with light-green glossy and leathery leaves which are crowded at the ends of short spiney branchlets. It bears showy, fragrant white flowers which yellow with age. The ovoid yellow fruit (5cm long) remains on the plant for months.

LANDSCAPING USES
An attractive plant to add to a mixed border.
GARDEN THEMES
Bushveld, Forest, Rockery, Woodland
FLOWERS
FOLIAGE

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