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OSMANTHUS heterophyllus 'Purpureus'

Commonly known as Holly osmanthus

Young purple foliage

 

  • Evergreen
  • White
  • Height - 5m (16ft)
  • Spread - 5m (16ft)
  • Tall Shrub
  • 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 - none
  • Place of origin - garden origin.
  • Hardiness - Fully hardy -
  • Leaf Colour (if not green) - Purple -
  • 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
  • Seasonal Interest - Spring -
  • Summer
  • Soil Conditions - Fertile well drained soil -
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5m (16ft)
Tall Shrub - guide for size not form Average Person
  5m (16ft)
 

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