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OZOTHAMNUS hookeri

Commonly known as Kerosene bush



Small-growing with silver wiry-leaves

  • Butterfly friendly
  • Pests & Diseases - none.
  • Place of Origin - Australia (New South Wales, Tasmania)
  • Scented foliage
  • Height - 1m (3ft)
  • Spread - 1m (3ft)
  • Evergreen - very small leaves, 1-2mm (less than ¼in) long
  • Medium shrub - Typically grow to around 4-6 feet in height
  • 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)
  • Fertile well drained soil
  • Full sun - keep sheltered
  • Flower Colour - White
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Medium Shrub - guide for size not form Watering Can
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