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Gardenia

Scientific name

Gardenia jasminoide

Common name

Gardenia

Type

Outdoor plant

Toxicity: non-toxic

These plants are not poisonous or there is no known record of toxicity.

Description

  • Shrub
  • Elliptical, dark-green, glossy and leathery leaves in pairs or in spiral patterns of 3
  • White, fragrant flowers

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Disclaimer

The list of poisonous plants on this Web site does not necessarily include every poisonous plant that is known or that might be found in a home or yard. Also, the plants are listed by common or scientific name but might be known to you by other names. The University of Kansas Hospital does not advise eating any of the plants on this web site. We discourage the use of any of these plants for self medication. The information on this site is taken from the literature, and the degree of reliability is unknown. In case of accidental exposure or ingestion, contact the Poison Center 1-800-222-1222.

 

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