We have regular gardenias and dwarf gardenias. I absolutely love their scent. I've always heard, and found it to be so, that if you touch the bud or flower, it will brown and drop. If yours is doing it without being touched, I don't know what the problem is.
The smallest deed is greater than the grandest intention.
I am the master of my fate: I am the captain of my soul. (Invictus - William Ernest Henley)
Just think I used to worry 'bout things like that,
Used to worry 'bout rich and skinny, 'til I wound up poor and fat,
Nowadays I kind of worry where my mind's been at,
Just think I used to worry 'bout things like that. (Delbert McClinton - I Used to Worry from Never Been Rocked Enough)