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OSMANTHUS heterophyllus

Commonly known as Holly osmanthus

Bright green holly-like leaves, white scented flowers

  • Evergreen - oblong, sharply-toothed, glossy, dark-green leaves to 6cm (2½in) long.
  • White
  • Height - 5m (16ft)
  • Spread - 5m (16ft)
  • Tall Shrub - dense, rounded shrub. Produces tubular flowers, the lobes to 5mm (¼in) across, in small, axillary clusters. Fruit to 1cm (½in) long.
  • Hardy - cold winter - Hardy in most places throughout the UK even in severe winters. May not withstand open/exposed sites or central/northern locations. Plant can withstand temperatures down to -15°C (5°F)
  • Full sun
  • Partial shade
  • Additional Features - Berries - These plants have berries.
  • Pests & Diseases - trouble free.
  • Place of origin - Japan, Taiwan.
  • Hardiness - Fully hardy -
  • Pruning group - Pruning group 6
    Suitable for: Evergreen shrubs or climbers that need little to no pruning.
    Action: Trim back shoots that spoil symmetry and to fit available space.
    When: Annually after flowering if on previous year's growth, or in later Winter or Spring if flowering on current year's growth, or as requires.

    RHS group 9 & 11
  • Scented Plants - Scented flowers -
  • Seasonal Interest - Summer -
  • Soil Conditions - Fertile well drained soil -
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5m (16ft)
Tall Shrub - guide for size not form Average Person
  5m (16ft)
 

Buy Varieties of OSMANTHUS heterophyllus

OSMANTHUS heterophyllus 'Aureomarginatus'

OSMANTHUS heterophyllus 'Aureomarginatus'  >


Commonly known as: Holly osmanthus.
Golden edged foliage
£14.50 each
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OSMANTHUS heterophyllus 'Goshiki'  AWARD

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Commonly known as: Holly osmanthus.
An attractive form with leaves speckled with cream and pinkish on young growth
£13.50 each
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OSMANTHUS heterophyllus 'Purpureus'

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Commonly known as: Holly osmanthus.
Young purple foliage
£13.50 each
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OSMANTHUS heterophyllus 'Variegatus'  AWARD

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Commonly known as: Holly osmanthus.
Silver-edged holly foliage
£12.50 £10.00 each
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