AWARD

OLEARIA macrodonta

Commonly known as Arorangi, Daisy bush, New Zealand holly

Greyish green holly-like leaves, good for a coastal shelter
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OLEARIA macrodonta

 
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  • Evergreen
    Leaves to 10cm (4in) long, silver-white-felted beneath.
  • White
    With reddish-brown centres.
  • Height
    6m (20ft)
  • Spread
    5m (16ft)
  • Hedge Ideal for hedging
  • Tall Shrub
    Vigorous upright shrub or small tree. Flowers in large corymbs to 15cm (6in) across.
  • Hardy - average winter Hardy through most of the UK apart from inland valleys, at altitude and central/northerly locations. May suffer foliage damage and stem dieback in harsh winters in cold gardens. Plant can withstand temperatures down to -10°C (14°F)
  • Full sun
    Shelter from cold, dry wind
  • Additional Features
    Good to know - wildlife plant - insects, butterflies
  • Place of origin
    New Zealand.
  • Resistant to honey fungus - These plants have little or few problems with honey fungus.
  • Garden Location/Conditions
    Coastal / windswept
  • Hardiness
    Frost hardy (down to -5)
  • Leaf margin
    Dentate see photos above
  • Leaf shape
    Oblong see photos above
  • Ovate
  • Pruning group
    Pruning group 6
    Suitable for: Evergreen shrubs or climbers that need little to no pruning.
    Action: Trim back shoots that spoil symmetry and to fit available space.
    When: Annually after flowering if on previous year's growth, or in later Winter or Spring if flowering on current year's growth, or as requires.

    RHS group 9 & 11
  • Scented Plants
    Scented flowers
  • Seasonal Interest
    Summer
  • Soil Conditions
    Fertile well drained soil
  • Wildlife
    Bee friendly
  • Butterfly friendly
  • Rabbit Resistant
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6m (20ft)
Tall Shrub - guide for size not form Average Person
  5m (16ft)
 

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