What Is the Name of Fragrant Gardenias?

Grown as fragrant garden or house plants, fragrant gardenias may be the Gardenia jasminoides species or the Gardenia thunbergia species. Jasminoides have single or double, funnel-shaped, ivory flowers that are 3 to 4 inches across. Thunbergia have white, tubular, star-shaped blooms.

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