Asian Essence® Osmanthus
Osmanthus delavayi x heterophylla
Full sun, Partial sun
Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.
Your plant(s) will ship to the garden center you chose within the next 21 days. Your plants are actively growing and we will only deliver them once they meet our rigorous quality standards.
|Botanical Pronunciation||oz-MAN-thus del-uh-VAY-ee het-er-o-FIL-us|
|Average Size at Maturity||Moderate growing; reaches 5 ft. tall, 4 ft. wide.|
|Design Ideas||A wonderfully old-fashioned shrub prized for its sweetly fragrant flowers. Treat it as a background for the perennial border or group with more spectacular deciduous flowering shrubs. May work well as foundation planting and along fence lines where summers aren't too hot. Consider it a requirement in a country or Victorian garden. Makes a healthy, dense and wonderfully scented screen or privacy hedge.|
|Flower Attribute||Fragrant, Showy Flowers|
|Foliage Color||Dark Green|
|Garden Style||Asian/Zen, Contemporary, Cottage|
|Landscape Use||Barrier, Border, Firescaping/Fire Wise, Hedge, Privacy Screen, Specimen, Woodland Garden|
|Light Needs||Full sun, Partial sun|
|Soil Needs||Tree & Shrub Food|
|Special Feature||Dense Habit, Easy Care, Year-round Interest|
|Watering Needs||Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.|
|Companion Plants||Heavenly Bamboo (Nandina); Boxwood (Buxus); Daylily (Hemerocallis); Abelia (Abelia); Loropetalum (Loropetalum)|
Provide enriched, moist, well-drained soil. Shelter from intense afternoon sun in hot summer regions. Water deeply, regularly in first growing season to establish root system. Once established, reduce frequency; tolerates moderate drought. Fertilize in early spring. Prune annually to shape and maintain desired size.
This Plant's Growing Zones: 7-9