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OZOTHAMNUS rosmarinifolius

Commonly known as Kerosene bush

Needle-like foliage, flat white flowerheads, pink in bud
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Estimated availability autumn 2021 - Not yet confirmed. Could be any time between September and December.
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  • Evergreen - rosemary-like leaves to 4cm (1¼in) long, woolly beneath.
  • White - pink in bud
  • Height - 2-3m (6½-10ft)
  • Spread - 1.5m (5ft)
  • Tall Shrub - compact, upright shrub. Flowers are produced in dense, terminal clusters 4cm (1½in) 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)
  • Full sun - keep sheltered.
  • Additional Features - Good to know - - attractive to insects.
  • Pests & Diseases - none.
  • Place of origin - southeastern Australia.
  • Hardiness - Frost hardy (down to -5) -
  • Leaf margin - Entire - see photos above
  • Leaf shape - Linear - 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
  • Scented Plants - Scented flowers -
  • Scented foliage
  • Seasonal Interest - Summer -
  • Soil Conditions - Fertile well drained soil - - moderately fertile.
  • Wildlife - Bee friendly -
  • Butterfly friendly
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Ozothamnus - Growing Guide
2-3m (6½-10ft)
Tall Shrub - guide for size not form Average Person
  1.5m (5ft)
 

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Commonly known as: Kerosene bush.
Silver grey foliage
 
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Estimated availability autumn 2021 - Not yet confirmed. Could be any time between September and December.

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