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Olearia mollis

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Features

  • BloomsApril to July
  • Growth HabitIrregular bushy
  • Flower ColourWhite shades
  • Leaf ColourSilver shades

Description

Olearia mollis. A cross between ilicifolia and laeunesa. Bears clusters of white flowers in spring. Has narrow, dark green leaves with whitish, downy sides.

Characteristics

Perennial, Evergreen, Fragrant

Origin

Australia

Interest and use

Summer interest. Suitable for coastal conditions.

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Needs

  • LightFull sun
  • HardinessFrost hardy (min -5°C)
  • SoilClay, Well drained, Fertile, Chalky
  • Soil pH8.0 to 7.0
  • 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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