Juicy pear is clearly detectable in the opening, almost rhubarb-like in its tartness. Ten minutes in, this subsides to reveal a pretty, clean white floral with a lactonic aspect. It's not gardenia, but jasmine & tuberose, with a summery, beachy feel. For a while l quite enjoy it, but after a couple of hours with no further development it starts to seem a bit flat & featureless. It lasts around eight hours before fading.
l tried the EDT over ten years ago, & it left me with a similar feeling. It's a nice enough perfume, if you want to feel elegant & pleasant to others. But it's not gardenia, & there's nothing to keep me interested after that first couple of hours. The EDP's performance is far superior to the EDT, though.