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Q.I have a large gardenia bush and I’m not sure which variety it is. Recently I’ve noticed that there are pods growing from the

Zone Jurupa Valley, CA | Anonymous added on October 10, 2020 | Answered

base of a few flowers. Are these seed pods? The flower is not your typical gardenia shape. I’ve looked online and it resembles a Brighami Gardenia

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Answered on October 13, 2020

The Brighami is native to Hawaii and on the federal endangered list. They are not so easy to come by for home gardeners I've read, so I wonder if that is really the variety you have. That likely is a seed pod.

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