OLEARIA phlogopappa 'Combers Pink'

Commonly known as Tasmanian daisy bush

Daisy bush with pale pink flowers
Further Reading....
  • Evergreen
    Wavy-margined, shallowly-toothed leaves to 5cm (2in) long densely grey-white-woolly beneath.
  • Shades of pink
    All shades of pink through to Carmine (red)
  • Height
    2m (6½ft)
  • Spread
    2m (6½ft)
  • Medium shrub
    Typically grow to around 4-6 feet in height
    Compact, upright shrub. Flowers to 3cm (1¼in) across, with yellow centres, are produced in loose, erect corymbs to 7cm (3in) 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, dry winds.

OLEARIA phlogopappa 'Combers Pink'

 
Estimated availability autumn 2022 - Not yet confirmed. Could be any time between September and December.
£16.50 each 
Delivery Information Estimated availability autumn 2022
  • Additional Features
    Good to know
    Annual pruning after flowering will prevent legginess. Attractive to insects.
    Pests & Diseases
    Trouble free.
    Place of origin
    Southeastern Australia.
    Resistant to honey fungus
    These plants have little or few problems with honey fungus.
  • Flower Shape
    Star-shaped
  • Garden Location/Conditions
    Australian / New Zealand
  • Hardiness
    Frost hardy (down to -5)
  • Leaf margin
    Crenulate
    (see photos above)
  • Leaf shape
    Oblong
    (see photos above)
    Obovate
    (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
    Spring
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  • Soil Conditions
    Fertile 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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