gardenia gardenia  /ɡɑr ˈdin jə/


  • (n) any of various shrubs and small trees of the genus Gardenia having large fragrant white or yellow flowers


  1. Flower bouquets of deep reds and burgundies will be set including roses, black callas, orchids, tulips and gardenia foliage.
  2. He apologized for refusing to discuss the fighting with his visitors and instead handed out fragrant gardenia blooms plucked from the mosque's garden.
  3. Companion of the gardenia boutonniere, the $100 ringside seat, the Charvet cravat, Corona Coronas is the mellow smoke of plutocracy, the incense stick of happy days.


  • Tip: How to get 'Mystery' gardenias to flourish

    I am infatuated with my 'Mystery' gardenias. Flowers are large, snowy white, and powerfully fragrant and foliage is a lush dark green.
    on June 27, 2013     Source: Los Angeles Daily News

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  1. "Defintely gardenia is a big thing for me because my father - every Mother's Day or on my birthday - would buy small bouquets or corsages for my mother and I," Witherspoon told Women's Wear Daily.
    on Jun 16, 2009 By: Reese Witherspoon Source: Fashion

  2. "We had to get a race into her before running her in the Gardenia," Nafzger said. "We'd love to win a graded stakes with her. She's a well-bred filly, a good filly, and I'd imagine she'll fit pretty good in this race."
    on Aug 14, 2008 By: Carl Nafzger Source: ESPN

  3. "It has a slightly old-fashioned glamour," says Ford. "My woman is a hybrid - she is a hothouse plant - not a gardenia, a daisy or a rose."
    on Nov 6, 2006 By: Tom Ford Source: International Herald Tribune

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