I live in Sarasota, Florida (Zone 9-10). Some neighbors have beautiful gardenia bushes, 4-5 feet high and wide. Can you tell me which variety is best to buy and what growth rate can be expected?
Gardenia Bush for Florida
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Since you live in the south, basically any type of gardenia will thrive well in your area. These shrubs usually reach about 6 feet. Here is an article that you may find helpful: https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/ornamental/flowers/gardenia/gardenia-plant.htm