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Spray plants, such as camellia, holly, gardenia, magnolia and privet, with horticultural oil sprays to control infestations.
Wedding Bouquet: Princess Diana Princess Diana's cascading bouquet of gardenias, stephanotis, orchids, lily of the valley, roses, freesia, veronica, spider lilies, and ivy reportedly weighed two kilos (ahem, that's a whopping four pounds!).
The star tagged the photo with the account @kkwfragrance, leading us to believe her first fragrance launch will, in fact, have notes of gardenia.
Q: Our gardenia was fertilized in March but has not made much growth.
Give your gardenia a spot in bright light such as on a porch or shaded patio.
Most of the plants – gardenia, camellia, citrus, feijoa, rosemary, mondo grass and herbs – are all doing very well.
Pruning time for azaleas and camellias is over; continue to prune gardenias and bougainvillea.
Princess Diana opted for a waterfall bouquet featuring gardenias, stephanotis, orchids, lily of the valley, roses, freesia, veronica and spider lilies in 1981.
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Origin and Etymology of gardenia
First Known Use: 1756See Words from the same year
GARDENIA Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of gardenia for English Language Learners
: a large white or yellowish flower that has a pleasant smell
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