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OLEARIA x oleifolia 'Waikariensis'

Commonly known as Daisy bush

Masses of white daisy flowers above olive-green leaves in summer
Further Reading....

  • Evergreen - lance-shaped leaves to 7cm (2¾in) long, white beneath.
  • White
  • Height - 2m (6½ft)
  • Spread - 2m (6½ft)
  • Medium shrub - Typically grow to around 4-6 feet in height - erect, spreading shrub. Produces terminal umbel-like heads of flowers to 2cm (¾in) 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) - borderline
  • Full sun - shelter from cold, dry winds
  • Additional Features - Good to know - possibly O. avicenniifolia x O. odorata - a shrub for discussion, if only for the names. Good for coastal planting in milder areas
  • Pests & Diseases - none
  • Place of origin - New Zealand (probably)
  • Resistant to honey fungus - These plants have little or few problems with honey fungus.
  • Flower Shape - Star-shaped
  • Hardiness - Frost hardy (down to -5) -
  • Soil Conditions - Fertile moist well-drained soil
  • Wildlife - Bee friendly
  • Butterfly friendly
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2m (6½ft)
Medium Shrub - guide for size not form Average Person
  2m (6½ft)
 

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