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Olearia virgata

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Features

  • BloomsJune to July
  • Height3.5m to 5m
  • Spread3m to 5.5m
  • Growth HabitArching bushy
  • Flower ColourYellow white
  • Leaf ColourDark green white

Description

Olearia virgata. An arching shrub with opposite, narrowly obovate to linear, dark green leaves felted white on undersides. In summer, small daisy like yellow white fragrant blooms appear in clusters

Characteristics

Perennial, Evergreen, Fragrant

Origin

New Zealand

Interest and use

Suitable for coastal conditions.

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Needs

  • LightFull sun
  • HardinessFully hardy (min -15°C)
  • SoilHeavy, Light, Medium
  • 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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