Posts Tagged ‘gardenia’

Gardenia – When to Prune

Gardenias can often get too large for their spot. Their flowers are so beautiful and fragrant, many gardeners don’t want to do anything that retards blooming. These notes from Ted Stephens at Nurseries Caroliniana, Inc. should help: “Gardenias flower on...


Gardenia Whitefly – Identification

Q: I have been plagued by a black, sooty substance that covers the leaves on my gardenia bushes. In the summer it is accompanied by tiny white flies. They seem to be related: if I kill the flies with insecticide...