Gardenia \g(a)-rde-nia, gar-denia\ as a girl's name is pronounced gar-DEEN-yah. It is of English origin. A name from nature: the sweet-smelling flower named for the 18th-century Scottish naturalist Alexander Garden, who first classifed it.
Baby names that sound like Gardenia are Gardener and Giardena. Other similar baby names are Ardenia, Jardena and Sardinia.