By Nikki Phipps (Author of The Bulb-o-licious Garden) Taking care of gardenia plants requires a lot of work, as they are quite finicky when their growing requirements are not met. This includes fertilizing gardenias, which provides them with necessary nutrients for healthy growth and vigorous blooming. With the help of a good fertilizer, gardenias can…
Top fragrant house plants... Gardenia ...Renowned for being one of the most fragrant flowers around, gardenia is a lovely, but tricky houseplant. Its glossy green leaves put the spotlight on the single or double white flowers that emit a heavy, flowery scent.
If you want to add greenery and pretty natural fragrances to your home, you need to check out these top picks for fragrant houseplants! Bring a bit of nature indoors, and enjoy the refreshing smells ranging from flowery to spicy with these pretty plants. Try growing scented geranium, Arabian jasmine, citrus, eucalyptus, gardenia, and more!
Advice for gardeners who have a gardenia bush whose leaves are turning yellow
Gardenia (gardenia jasminoides): Your plant appears to be a gardenia, which grows best in acid soil and with warm day and night temperatures. Its white flowers have an intoxicating fragrance, but the plant is toxic to cats and dogs. Needs full or partial sun and regular water and feeding with a slow-release or organic fertilizer formulated for blooming gardenias.