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Gardenia, Cape Jasmine (Gardenia jasminoides)
Common Name : Gardenia, Cape Jasmine (Gardenia jasminoides)
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Resources : Farmers

Meaning
Purity; Sweet love; You're lovely; Secret love; Refine

Origins
A member of the Rubiaceae family, the gardenia is commonly called cape jasmine. It grows on a shrub that's related to the coffee family and produces a profusion of camellialike flowers.The double-flowered Gardenia jasminoides originated in south China, while Gardenia thunbergia, which has single, strap-petalled flowers, is from South Africa.

Vase Life
2-3 days.

Care and Handling
Handle gardinas as little as possibile. Touching petals causes bruising.

Design Uses
Ideal for corsages and wedding work. Makes an impression when floated in a bowl or dish.


Colors: White, cream.

Gardenia, Cape Jasmine (Gardenia jasminoides)