Schedule Change

On Friday, September 19, the U.S. Botanic Garden's outdoor National Garden will close early at 5 p.m. It will reopen for regularly scheduled hours on Saturday, September 20 at 10 a.m.

Chuck Hayes Gardenia

Plant Botanical Name: 
Gardenia jasminoides
Plant Sub Species or Variety: 
'Chuck Hayes'
USBG Plant Location: 
Conservatory Room Location: 
Conservatory Terrace
Partial to full sun
Plant Soil Type: 
Adaptable to garden loam, sand and clay soils
Plant Moisture Requirements: 
Performs best with moderate moisture, more in drought or extreme heat

Excellent gardenia for gardens from Zone 6-10 with highly fragrant, creamy white flowers. Slow growing evergreen shrub that blooms reliably for up to four weeks in early summer and again sporadically as weather cools.