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Olearia avicenniifolia

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Features

  • BloomsAugust to September
  • Height2m to 3.5m
  • Spread3m to 5m
  • Growth HabitBushy round
  • Flower ColourYellow white
  • Leaf ColourDark grey green

Description

Olearia avicenniifolia. This species will prefer well drained soil with constant moisture during dry spells. It can grow to a height of 3.5m with arching branches spreading from an erect stem. The leaves are a intense green with a white downy underside, The fragrant flowers produce, white flowerheads and are borne in profusion.

Characteristics

Perennial, Evergreen, Fragrant

Origin

South Island of New Zealand

Interest and use

Suitable for coastal conditions.

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Needs

  • LightFull sun
  • HardinessFully hardy (min -15°C)
  • SoilWell drained, Fertile, Light
  • Soil pH7.0 to 9.0
  • WaterSemi-moist

Cultivation

They will need full sun with fertile, well-drained soil, a lot of species are tolerant of salt, wind and atmospheric pollution. You can propagate from seed or cuttings in summer.

Propagation

You can propagate by seed or semi-ripe cuttings in the summer.

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