OZOTHAMNUS rosmarinifolius

Commonly known as Kerosene bush

Needle-like foliage, flat white flowerheads, pink in bud
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OZOTHAMNUS rosmarinifolius

Available Early Spring 2022 - Spring according to the Met office is defined as March 1st - May 31st. Therefore early spring is early March to mid-April. This is not a guaranteed date but an estimate and subject to availability.
£12.50 each 

Any 3+ £10.00 each
Delivery Information Available Early Spring 2022
  • Evergreen
    Rosemary-like leaves to 4cm (1¼in) long, woolly beneath.
  • White
    Pink in bud
  • Height
    2-3m (6½-10ft)
  • Spread
    1.5m (5ft)
  • Tall Shrub
    Compact, upright shrub. Flowers are produced in dense, terminal clusters 4cm (1½in) across.
  • 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)
  • Full sun
    Keep sheltered.
  • Additional Features
    Good to know - attractive to insects.
  • Pests & Diseases
  • Place of origin
    southeastern Australia.
  • Hardiness
    Frost hardy (down to -5)
  • Leaf margin
    Entire see photos above
  • Leaf shape
    Linear 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
  • Scented Plants
    Scented flowers
  • Scented foliage
  • Seasonal Interest
  • Soil Conditions
    Fertile well drained soil - moderately fertile.
  • Wildlife
    Bee friendly
  • Butterfly friendly
Ozothamnus - Growing Guide
2-3m (6½-10ft)
Tall Shrub - guide for size not form Average Person
  1.5m (5ft)

Buy Varieties of OZOTHAMNUS rosmarinifolius

OZOTHAMNUS rosmarinifolius 'Silver Jubilee'

OZOTHAMNUS rosmarinifolius 'Silver Jubilee'

Kerosene bush

Silver grey foliage

Gift Wrapping available on this plant - UK Delivery Only Gift-wrapping available
MULTIBUY Any 3+ £10.00 each
£12.50 each 
Gift Wrapping available on this plant

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