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OLEARIA traversii

Commonly known as Daisy bush

Quick growing hedging plant widely used in Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly. Broad leathery leaves, white underneath
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  • Evergreen
    Oval to oblong leaves to 6cm (2½in), dark-green above.
  • Height
    5-10m (16-33ft)
  • Spread
    3-5m (10-16ft) or more.
  • Hedge
    Ideal for hedging
  • Tall Shrub
    Dense, upright shrub or small tree with stout, angled shoots. Flowers are inconspicuous.
  • 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.

OLEARIA traversii

 
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  • Additional Features
    Good to know
    Very good coastal hedging plant.
    Pests & Diseases
    Trouble free.
    Place of origin
    New Zealand (Chatham Islands)
    Resistant to honey fungus
    These plants have little or few problems with honey fungus.
  • Flower Shape
    Panicles
    To 5cm (2in) long
  • Garden Location/Conditions
    Australian / New Zealand
    Coastal / windswept
  • Hardiness
    Frost hardy (down to -5)
  • Leaf margin
    Entire
    (see photos above)
  • Leaf shape
    Oblong
    (see photos above)
  • 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
    Summer
  • Soil Conditions
    Fertile well drained soil
  • Tree Shape
    Broadly columnar
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5-10m (16-33ft)
Tall Shrub - guide for size not form Average Person
  3-5m (10-16ft) or more.
 

Buy Varieties of OLEARIA traversii

OLEARIA traversii 'Tweedledum'

OLEARIA traversii 'Tweedledum'

Daisy bush

the centres of the leaves have variable yellow variegation

 
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