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OLEARIA virgata 'Dartonii'

Commonly known as Daisy bush

(lineata) - very narrow almost needle-like leaves. Small flowers are white with yellow stamens. Frost hardy and can make an attractive hedge
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  • Evergreen
    Narrowly obovate to linear leaves to 4cm (1½in) long.
  • Yellow
    Small creamy yellow
  • Height
    2m (6½ft)
  • Spread
    2m (6½ft)
  • Medium shrub
    Typically grow to around 4-6 feet in height
    Arching shrub. produces flowers in clusters to 4cm (1½in) across along the branches.
  • 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 virgata 'Dartonii'

 

 

  • Additional Features
    Good to know
    Good for a seaside garden.
    Pests & Diseases
    Trouble free.
    Place of origin
    Garden origin.
    Resistant to honey fungus
    These plants have little or few problems with honey fungus.
  • Garden Location/Conditions
    Australian / New Zealand
    Coastal / windswept
  • Hardiness
    Frost hardy (down to -5)
  • Leaf margin
    Entire
    (see photos above)
  • Leaf shape
    Linear
    (see photos above)
    Obovate
    (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
  • Scented Plants
    Scented flowers
  • Seasonal Interest
    Summer
  • Soil Conditions
    Fertile well drained soil
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2m (6½ft)
Medium Shrub - guide for size not form Average Person
  2m (6½ft)
 

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