Closure notice

NOTICE: The Conservatory will close at 2 pm for an official government function on Tuesday, May 5. The Conservatory and the National Garden will be closed on Wednesday, May 6, for an official government function, reopening at 10 am on Thursday, May 7.

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.