Heaven Scent®


Intoxicating Blooms, Tight Compact Form and Repeat Blooming

The Gardener’s Confidence® Collection is pleased to present the Heaven Scent® Gardenia. In late spring, it creates a huge show as it is covered in intensely fragrant blooms. And as a wonderful repeat bloomer, you will also enjoy the fragrant, elegant blooms from late spring through summer. It has a tight, upright form so it fits into any garden and is great for containers. In fall, notice the colorfully red, yellow and orange seed pods on this exciting new variety. Very Cold Hardy to Zone 6B.


Gardenia augusta 'MADGA I' PP#19,988

Heaven Scent® Gardenia

A wonderful repeat bloomer

Compact habit makes great patio planting

Very Cold Hardy to Zone 6B 

Add fragrance to any room in the house

Red -Orange Seed Pods add Fall Appeal

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Heaven Scent®

Plant Profile

Plant Type
Full Sun to Part Shade
Average Height
3' to 4'
Average Width
3' to 4'
Average Spacing
3' to 4'
Hardiness Zones
Zone 6B-9 (-5°F to 30°F) (-17°C to -1°C)
Soil Moisture
Well-drained, semi-moist
Heaven Scent®

Features & Uses


  • Disease resistant
  • Drought tolerant once established
  • Repeat Flowering
  • Fragrant
  • Good for cut flowers
  • Mildew resistant


  • Border
  • Container
  • Mass Planting
  • Perennial Garden
  • Specimen
Heaven Scent®

General Maintenance


  • Prune to maintain size and shape
  • Rarely prune


  • Apply general purpose fertilizer in the spring when new growth appears. Check with your preferred garden center for your specific area.




  • Take advantage of the repeat blooms by adding these aromatic flowers to your home all summer! Seed pods begin green and mature from yellow, orange and then red.
Heaven Scent®

Companion Plants

There are several plants that would make great companions in the garden or landscape.
The key to companion planting is selecting plants with similar cultural requirements. Below are a few suggestions:


Angelonia, Asparagus Fern, Gomphrena, Licorice plant, Euphorbia Tasmanian Tiger, Zinnia, Carex.

Acid-loving evergreens

Acid-loving evergreens

Prefers moist, well-drained, acidic soil. When planting, condition the soil with plenty of organic matter. Mulch after planting to maintain moisture in the soil. The Swan Maiden™, Swan Princess™ Heaven Scent® and Pinwheel® Gardenia are perfect choices for container gardens. Rely on gardenias to offer evergreen structure, enhanced by fragrant summer blooms. By combining with annuals and perennials, their repeat blooming habits and glossy evergreen foliage add year round interest to your patio or garden. Remember to place them where you will enjoy the wonderful fragrance.

  • In the Garden

    In the Garden

    With its tight compact form, the Heaven Scent® Gardenia is perfect for today’s smaller gardens. The beautiful shrub is covered with intensely fragrant white blooms from spring through summer making it a great choice for planting next to entryways or near patios.

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