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Olearia lacunosa

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Features

  • BloomsApril to July
  • Height2m to 5m
  • Spread2m to 3m
  • Growth HabitUpright round
  • Flower ColourWhite centred yellow
  • Leaf ColourSilver grey

Description

Olearia lacunosa. A rounded branched shrub with alternate, linear to oblong, dark green leaves with yellow midribs. Small white flowers are daisy-like with yellow centres. Borne in corymb-like panicles in summer.

Characteristics

Perennial, Evergreen, Shrub

Origin

New Zealand

Interest and use

Suitable for coastal conditions.

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Needs

  • LightFull sun
  • HardinessFrost hardy (min -5°C)
  • SoilClay, Well drained, Fertile, Chalky
  • Soil pH7.0 to 9.0
  • WaterMoist

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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