OLEARIA phlogopappa 'Combers Blue'

Commonly known as Tasmanian daisy bush

Blue daisy bush grey-green leaves
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OLEARIA phlogopappa 'Combers Blue'

 
Available Early Spring 2022 - Spring according to the Met office is defined as March 1st - May 31st. Therefore early spring is early March to mid-April. This is not a guaranteed date but an estimate and subject to availability.
£14.50 each 
Delivery Information Available Early Spring 2022
  • Evergreen
    Wavy-margined, shallowly-toothed leaves to 5cm (2in) long, densely grey-white-woolly beneath.
  • Blue
  • Height
    2m (6½ft)
  • Spread
    2m (6½ft)
  • Medium shrub Typically grow to around 4-6 feet in height
    Compact, upright shrub. Flowers, 3cm (1¼in) across, with yellow centres, are produced in loose, erect corymbs to 7cm (3in) 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 winds.
  • Additional Features
    Good to know - annual pruning after flowering will prevent legginess. Attractive to insects.
  • Pests & Diseases
    trouble free
  • Place of origin
    southeastern Australia.
  • Resistant to honey fungus - These plants have little or few problems with honey fungus.
  • Flower Shape
    Star-shaped
  • Garden Location/Conditions
    Coastal / windswept
  • Hardiness
    Frost hardy (down to -5)
  • Leaf margin
    Crenate see photos above
  • Leaf shape
    Oblong see photos above
  • Obovate
  • Pruning group
    Pruning group 5
    Suitable for: Evergreen shrubs that require minimal pruning.
    Action: Trim or lightly cut back shoots that spoil symmetry. Deadhead regularly.
    When: Annually after flowering.

    RHS group 8
  • Seasonal Interest
    Spring
  • Summer
  • Soil Conditions
    Fertile well drained soil
  • Wildlife
    Bee friendly
  • Butterfly friendly
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2m (6½ft)
Medium Shrub - guide for size not form Average Person
  2m (6½ft)
 

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