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Commonly known as Daisy bush, New Zealand daisy bush

IN the aster family all have daisy-like flower heads, carried singly or in clusters.

Genus of about 180 species of evergreen shrubs and small trees from a variety of habitats in New Guinea, Australia and New Zealand.

'Zennorensis' and x scilloniensis exist as reminders of holidays in Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly.


Further Reading....

  • Evergreen - shrubs and small trees.
  • Full sun - shelter from cold, dry winds.
  • Additional Features - Good to know - - x hastii, macrodonta and traversii make good hedges and windbreaks in coastal areas. Most species tolerate hard pruning.
  • Pests & Diseases - trouble free.
  • Place of origin - New Zealand, Australia.
  • Resistant to honey fungus - These plants have little or few problems with honey fungus.
  • Scented Plants - Scented flowers - - some species.
  • Scented foliage - some species.
  • Soil Conditions - Alkaline / Chalk loving -
  • Fertile well drained soil

Buy Varieties of OLEARIA

OLEARIA arborescens 'Moondance'

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
£15.00 £11.25 each

OLEARIA x haastii

OLEARIA x haastii  >

Commonly known as: Daisy bush.
Tiny leaves, white daisy flowers
individually £13.50 each, 3+ £11.00 each

OLEARIA 'Henry Travers'

OLEARIA 'Henry Travers'  >

Commonly known as: Daisy bush.
(O.semidentata) - one of the scarcer but most attractive Olearias with lilac aster-like flowers with a purple centre. Excellent for coastal exposure but difficult to get going
£15.00 each

OLEARIA macrodonta   AWARD

OLEARIA macrodonta  >

Commonly known as: Arorangi, Daisy bush, New Zealand holly.
Greyish green holly-like leaves, good for a coastal shelter
individually £11.50 each, 10+ £10.00 each

OLEARIA nummularifolia

OLEARIA nummularifolia  >

Commonly known as: Daisy bush.
A very hardy species with stiff branches and yellow-green leaves. The flowers are small but highly fragrant
£15.00 each

OLEARIA x oleifolia 'Waikariensis'

OLEARIA x oleifolia 'Waikariensis'  >

Commonly known as: Daisy bush .
Masses of white daisy flowers above olive-green leaves in summer
individually £14.50 each, 3+ £12.00 each

OLEARIA phlogopappa 'Combers Blue'

OLEARIA phlogopappa 'Combers Blue'  >

Commonly known as: Tasmanian daisy bush.
Blue daisy bush grey-green leaves
£14.50 each

OLEARIA phlogopappa 'Combers Pink'

OLEARIA phlogopappa 'Combers Pink'  >

Commonly known as: Tasmanian daisy bush.
Daisy bush with pale pink flowers
£14.50 each

OLEARIA x scilloniensis

OLEARIA x scilloniensis  >

Commonly known as: Daisy bush.
Elongated silver leaves, white daisy bush
individually £13.50 each, 3+ £11.00 each

OLEARIA x scilloniensis 'Master Michael'  AWARD

OLEARIA x scilloniensis 'Master Michael'  >

Commonly known as: Scilly daisy bush.
Purple flowers with yellow centres
£15.00 each

OLEARIA solandri 'Aurea'

OLEARIA solandri 'Aurea'  >

Commonly known as: Daisy bush.
Fine gold foliage and small creamy-yellow flowers. Good in coastal conditions
£13.50 £10.13 each

OLEARIA traversii

OLEARIA traversii  >

Commonly known as: Daisy bush.
Quick growing hedging plant widely used in Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly. Broad leathery leaves, white underneath
individually £13.50 each, 10+ £10.00 each
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OLEARIA traversii 'Tweedledum'

OLEARIA traversii 'Tweedledum'  >

Commonly known as: Daisy bush.
The centres of the leaves have variable yellow variegation
£14.50 each

OLEARIA virgata 'Dartonii'

OLEARIA virgata 'Dartonii'  >

Commonly known as: Daisy bush.
(lineata) - very narrow almost needle-like leaves. Small flowers are white with yellow stamens. Frost hardy and can make an attractive hedge
£13.50 each

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