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Click for previous Image Image 1 of 3 Gardenia augusta Crown Jewel CROWN JEWEL GARDENIA
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Plant Characteristics

Plant Introduction
  • Garden Debut® Plant Collection
Northern States Exposure
  • Full Sun
  • Fragrant Flowers
Growth Rate
  • Medium
Flower Color
  • White
Soil Moisture Needs
  • Average
Nature Attraction
  • Attracts Butterflies
Seasons of Interest
  • Summer
  • Spring
Best Usages
  • Border Plant
  • Accent Plant
  • Mass Planting
Best Characteristics
  • Flower
  • Foliage
  • Growth Habit

Homeowner Growing & Maintenance

Very easy to grow, adapts to most conditions. Feed once a year with a slow release fertilizer. To give your tree the best start possible, we include a free fertilizer packet.

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Gardenia augusta 'Crown Jewel'
PP19896 Plant propagation prohibited

Buy Crown Jewel Gardenia online. A low-growing, spreading to prostrate Gardenia with double white, medium-sized flowers in early summer. Bright green foliage is medium to small sized for the species. Prefers well drained, moist soil.

Mature Height:

24-36 Inches

Mature Spread:

24-36 Inches

Hardiness Zone:


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Family: Rubiaceae · Common Name: Gardenia

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  • Pre-measured amount of Polyon® Best-Paks time release fertilizer keeps your plant well nourished for one year.
  • Pre-hydrated Hydro-Gels are included to use when planting; Hydro-Gels help retain soil moisture, and plants establish more quickly with less transplant shock. Plants will survive drought conditions and accidental missed waterings better.
  • Planting and Care Instruction brochure.
  • Catalogs of new and exciting plant brands, such as Garden Debut® and Proven Winners®.
  • Customer satisfaction survey sent after your order is received that provides you with a $10.00 off coupon code on your next order.

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Eco gallon Potted

SKU: 5322

(2.64 qrts / 2.51 liters)
(802 units available now - SG)

Standard Package


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2 gallon Potted

SKU: 9015

(1.87 gallons / 7.09 liters)
(638 units available now - SG)

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3 gallon Potted

SKU: 5210

(2.90 gallons / 11.0 liters)
(288 units available now - SG)

three year plant Standard Package


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5 gallon Potted

SKU: 5211

(4.10 gallons / 15.55 liters)
(0 units available now)

four year plant Standard Package


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Customer Testimonials

The trees arrived strong and healthy. I'm looking forward to seeing them bloom next spring.

Hoptinkin, MA
October 2014

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