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Commonly known as Sweet olive
Candidates for a shrub border or woodland garden, pest-free and, usually, with pleasantly-scented flowers.
Genus of 36 species of evergreen shrubs and small trees from woodland in Asia, the Pacific islands and southern USA.
Additional Features - Good to know - - grown for their foliage and fragrant flowers. x burkwoodii, delavayi and heterophyllus are good for hedging and topiary.
Place of origin - southern USA, Asia, Pacific Islands
Scented Plants - Scented flowers -
Soil Conditions - Fertile well drained soil - - shelter from cold, drying winds.