The gardenia (Gardenia angusta) is one of the most common flowering shrubs in Florida gardens, according to the University of Florida's Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences. The plant features shiny green leaves and has fragrant white blossoms.
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D.M. Cameron was a journalist and editor for wire services, newspapers and magazines for more than 20 years. In addition to editing and ghost-writing non-fiction books, Cameron now writes for several websites and trade journals. Cameron's degrees include a Bachelor of Arts in journalism from Penn State.