By the way, do you or anyone else have trouble with gardenia buds browning and dropping? They actually can be grown here in Phoenix and do quite well if given afternoon shade. We have three on our north facing patio. They receive morning sun and afternoon shade. But recently, all our buds all browning out and dropping before they open.
Originally Posted by lionese
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.
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