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OLEARIA x scilloniensis

Commonly known as Daisy bush

Elongated silver leaves, white daisy bush
Further Reading....
  • Evergreen
    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.

OLEARIA x scilloniensis

 
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plant size comparison icon 2 to 3 Litre
  • 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)
  • Leaf margin
    Crenate
    (see photos above)
  • Leaf shape
    Elliptic
    (see photos above)
    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
    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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