Sign up for free

"My clients really enjoy the plant care service from Shoot."

– Mike Petersen Garden Design , Cambridge

Gardenia jasminoides 'Kleim's Hardy' (Gardenia 'Kleim's Hardy')

Skill rating
skill rating
Maintenance level
2 hours care
per year
Ultimate height
Max height
Ultimate spread
Max spread
Time to maturity
5-10 years
To maturity

Botanical name: Gardenia jasminoides 'Kleim's Hardy'

Other names: Gardenia 'Kleim's Hardy'

Genus: Gardenia

Variety or Cultivar: 'Kleim's Hardy' _ 'Kleim's Hardy' is a dwarf, low mounded, evergreen shrub that has dark green foliage and star shaped, single white flowers with an intense fragrance appearing most profusely in early summer and then sporadically through the season.

Gardenia jasminoides 'Kleim's Hardy' is: Evergreen

Flower: White in Summer

Foliage: Dark-green in All seasons

Fragrance: The flowers are heavily scented.

Habit: Bushy, Clump-forming, Spreading

Watch out for

Specific pests: Glasshouse whitefly , Mealybugs

Specific diseases: Grey mould

General care

Propagation methods: Seed, Semi-hardwood cuttings. REGISTER to

Sign up for your FREE ACCOUNT today or login to receive detailed monthly care instructions

Gardenia jasminoides 'Kleim's Hardy' (Gardenia 'Kleim's Hardy') will reach a height of 1m and a spread of 1m after 5-10 years.

Suggested uses: Containers, Greenhouse, Indoor, Sub-Tropical

Cultivation: Plant outdoors in well-drained humus-rich. Choose a frost-free, sheltered spot in partial shade. Or grow under glass in a lime-free soil in bright (but filtered) light in moderate humidity.

Soil type: Loamy, Sandy, Clay

Soil drainage: Well-drained, Moist but well-drained

Soil pH: Acid, Neutral

Light: Full Sun, Partial Shade

Aspect: South, East, West

Exposure: Sheltered

Hardiness: Indoor unheated (H2), Tender in frost (H3)

Use My Plant Check to see if this plant is a good match for your garden

We do not currently have companion plants added for this plant.

In order to add a note on this plant, please add this plant to your plant lists.

Close panel
In progress indicator
Full size image
In progress indicator


Cancel and close this form
Suitable for your garden?
In progress indicator
This plant likes... Garden match
Soil types: Loamy, Sandy, Clay Tell us...
Soil drainage: Well-drained, Moist but well-drained Tell us...
Soil pH: Acid, Neutral Tell us...
Light: Full Sun, Partial Shade Tell us...
Aspect: South, East, West Tell us...
Exposure: Sheltered Tell us...
Hardiness: Indoor unheated (H2), Tender in frost (H3) Tell us...


Potting Compost

What compost does my Klems Hardy require please?...

Scorched leaves

Hi My plant is in a large container facing...

yellowing leaves

what am I doing wrong to my Kliems Hardy...

Gardenia kleims this plant frost hardy?

is this plant frost hardy? And can it be...

Hardiness Scale

Is there somewhere on the site that says what...
There are 11 active discussions about Gardenia jasminoides 'Kleim's Hardy' (Gardenia 'Kleim's Hardy')

To add a comment, ask a question and read all discussions about this plant...

Join shoot's community


There are 3 members with Gardenia jasminoides 'Kleim's Hardy' (Gardenia 'Kleim's Hardy') in their garden.

To view all members' gardens with this plant...

Join shoot's community


Viola Odorata - Common English Sweet Violet, Native Wild Flower
£ 1.87
Phlox Paniculata Flame 'Purple', 2l, Compact Border Phlox, Perennial, Fragrant
£ 6.20
Lunaria Rediviva - Perennial Honesty
£ 2.76
Holcus Mollis 'Albovariegatus', 2l, Variegated Soft Grass, Grass,
£ 4.40
Penstemon 'Raven' (3 Plants)
£ 10.00
Hydrangea Arborescens 'Annabelle' Agm, 3l, Common Hydrangea, Shrub,
£ 12.50

Report content or feedback to Shoot

To add ? to your lists,
login to your account or subscribe.

Sign up for free

Find out more about plant lists here

or Login

To check if this plant is suitable for your garden first login to your account or subscribe.

Sign up for free

or Login