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OLEARIA x scilloniensis

Commonly known as Daisy bush

Elongated silver leaves, white daisy bush
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individually £13.50 each, 3+ £11.00 each

  • Evergreen - elliptic-oblong, wavy-margined, dark-green leaves to 10cm (4in) long,pale-green and densely felted beneath giving a silvery appearance.
  • White
  • Height - 2m (6½ft)
  • Spread - 2m (6½ft)
  • Medium shrub - Typically grow to around 4-6 feet in height - dense shrub, initially upright then rounded. Flowers to 6cm (2½in) across with yellow centres are very freely produced in corymbs to 7cm (3in) across.
  • Half hardy - unheated greenhouse / mild winter - Hardy in coastal and relatively mild parts of the UK except in severe winters and a risk from sudden (early) frosts. May be hardy elsewhere with wall shelter or good micro-climate. Likely to be damaged or killed in cold winters. Plant can withstand temperatures down to -5°C (23°F)
  • Full sun - shelter from cold, dry winds.
  • Additional Features - Good to know - - O. lirata x O. phlogopappa. Wildlife plant - insects.
  • Pests & Diseases - trouble free.
  • Place of origin - garden origin (Tresco, Isles of Scilly, UK)
  • Resistant to honey fungus - These plants have little or few problems with honey fungus.
  • Flower Shape - Star-shaped -
  • Garden Location/Conditions - Coastal / windswept -
  • Patio / pot plants
  • Hardiness - Frost hardy (down to -5) -
  • 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 -
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  • 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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Commonly known as: Scilly daisy bush.
Purple flowers with yellow centres
£15.00 each
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Available Early Spring 2021 - Should be available March/April onwards depending on growing conditions.

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