Gardenia radicans

G. j. var. radicans

  • Gardenia radicans
  • Gardenia radicans
  • Gardenia radicans
  • Gardenia radicans
  • Flower name
    Gardenia radicans
  • Scientific name
    G. j. var. radicans
  • Aliasコクチナシ, 姫梔子, 小梔子, gardenia radicans
  • Place of originEast Asia
  • Place of floweringGarden, Botanical Gardens
  • Flowering seasonMay, June, July
  • Language of flowersPure

What is Gardenia radicans

Gardenia radicans (scientific name: Gardenia jasminoides var. radicans) is native to East Asia and is an evergreen shrub of the Rubiaceae. It is a variant of ordinary gardenia (common gardenia, scientific name: Gardenia jasminoides). Tree height is lower than gardenia, flowers and leaves are also smaller one size. In the early summer, add a fragrant pure white flower to the divergent inflorescence stretching from the branch. The flower is car shape and the tip is split by 5. There are single flowering and double flowering in flowers. Fruits are used for yellow coloring and traditional Chinese medicine. It is a drawback that the larvae of Osasaka bursa is easy to attach.

Common name:Gardenia radicans, scientific name: Gardenia jasminoides var.radicans, aka: Hime-kuchinashi, Gardenia, Origin: East Asia such as China, Taiwan, Japan etc. Tree height: 30 to 40 cm, flowering period: May to July, Number of petals: 5 to 6, flower diameter: 5 cm, Flower color: white, How to bloom: single and double, fruit season: October to November.


  • Eye
    Gentianales
  • Family
    Rubiaceae
  • Genus
    Gardenia
  • Species
    G. jasminoides var.radicans
  • Type of flower
    Radial symmetrical flower
  • Array of flower
    Monopetal inflorescence
  • Petal shape
    Wheel-shaped
  • Leaf type
    lanceolate
  • Edge of the leaf
    All edges
  • Life typeEvergreen shrub
  • Flower colorsWhite
  • Colors of the leavesGreen
  • Fruit colorGreen
  • Height30.0 ~ 40.0 cm
  • Diameter of flower5.0 ~ 6.0 cm

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