Gardenia plants are popular for the strong sweet scent of the flowers. Gardenia is the national flower in Pakistan. In Japan and China, the flower is called Kuchinashi (Japanese) and Zhi zi (Chinese).

Gardenia plants are evergreen shrubs. Their small trees an grow to 1-5 meters tall. The leaves are 5-50 centimeters long and 3-25 centimeters broad, dark green and glossy with a leathery texture, The flowers are in small groups, white, or pale yellow, with 5-12 lobes (petals) from 5-12 centimeters diameter. They usually bloom in mid-spring to mid-summer. Many species have strong aroma.

To cultivate gardenia as a house plants is not easy. This species can be difficult to grow because it originated in warm humid tropical areas. It demands high humidity and bright (not direct) light to thrive. It flourishes in acidic soil with good drainage and thrives on 20 degree minus 23 degree C during the day and 15 degree minus 16 degree C in the evening. Potting soils developed specifically for gardenias are available. It grows no larger than 18 inches in height and width when grown indoor. In climates where it can be grown outdoors, it can reach the heigh of 6 feet. If water hits the flowers, they will turn brown.

What is the main idea of the last paragraph?

  1. It is easy to plant a gardenia tree.

  2. A gardenia plants needs high humidity.

  3. It's not easy to plant gardenia as a house plant.


  4. A good drainage is important for gardenia plant.

S. Sumiati

Master Teacher

Mahasiswa/Alumni Universitas Pendidikan Indonesia

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