OLEARIA arborescens 'Moondance'

Commonly known as Daisy bush, New Zealand daisy bush

A variegated leaved shrub with white and yellow edges to the green leaves sometimes tinged pink. Small white daisy-like flowers in summer
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OLEARIA arborescens 'Moondance'

 
Available late spring to early summer 2022 - Spring according to the Met Office is defined as March 1st - May 31st. Therefore late spring is mid-April onwards. This is not a guaranteed date but an estimate and subject to availability.
£15.00 each 
Delivery Information Available late spring to early summer 2022
plant size comparison icon 2 Litre
  • Evergreen
    Wavy-edged, leathery, shiny, grey-green, cream-margined leaves to 8cm (3in) long, silver-felted beneath. New growth is tinted pink
  • White
    With yellow centres
  • Height
    To 4m (13ft)
  • Spread
    To 4m (13ft) or more
  • Tall Shrub
    Produces flowers in large, terminal corymbs to 15cm (6in) 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, drying winds
  • Additional Features
    Good to know - grown for the daisy-like flowers produced in large clusters
  • Pests & Diseases
    none
  • Place of origin
    New Zealand
  • Resistant to honey fungus - These plants have little or few problems with honey fungus.
  • Hardiness
    Frost hardy (down to -5)
  • Leaf margin
    Crenate see photos above
  • Leaf shape
    Ovate 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
    Summer
  • Soil Conditions
    Fertile well drained soil
  • Wildlife
    Bee friendly
  • Butterfly friendly
Jan
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to 4m (13ft)
Tall Shrub - guide for size not form Average Person
  to 4m (13ft) or more
 

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