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Osmanthus delavayi

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A beautiful evergreen plant, native to W. China, Osmanthus delavayi has small, glossy, dark-green leaves and clusters of fragrant, jasmine-like, white flowers in late spring. These flowers stand out well against the darker foliage.

A delightful garden shrub best planted where the fragrance can be appreciated in spring.

Supplied Size: 3L containers (two to three year old plants, 40 - 60 cm tall)

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Osmanthus delavayi | Ashby De La Zouch, Derbyshire, LE65
Osmanthus delavayi | Ashby De La Zouch, Derbyshire, LE65
Osmanthus delavayi | Ashby De La Zouch, Derbyshire, LE65
Pot SizeTotal Price
3 litres
£9.50

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Grower Notes

Position: Full sun or partial shade.
Soil: Well drained, fertile soil.
Hardiness: Hardy.
Flowering Period: April - May.
Rate of Growth: Slow.
Habit: Osmanthus delavayi grows to be a medium sized or large branching shrub over time.
Height: 3 m (10 ft)
Spread: 4 m (13 ft)

Notes: We have a specimen of Osmanthus delavayi, planted in the woodland garden surrounding our nursery. At 8 years old, it had reached a height of 2 m and a spread of 1.5 m.

Plant Finder: about Osmanthus delavayi

Description

Osmanthus delavayi. This is an evergreen shrub with dark green leaves which are very fragrant, the flowers are trumpet-shaped with white spring blooms they are held in dense clusters.

Cultivation

You should plant in rich, well-drained soil in a sheltered position in either sun or partial-shade.

Interest and use

Hedging, specimen, ornamental, border, fragrance. Spring interest.

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  • LightPart shade
  • HardinessFrost hardy (min -5°C)
  • SoilHeavy, Well drained, Light, Medium
  • Soil pH7.0
  • WaterSemi-moist

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