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Burkwood Osmanthus

Osmanthus x burkwoodii

SKU
06321
Intensely fragrant small spring flowers makes this an exceptional foundation plant. Deep green leaves provide high contrast to the clusters of small white flowers. Sun and heat resistance is a problem solver for hot locations both urban and rural. Widely adaptable to most climates. A fine informal or neatly sheared shrub for hedges, screens or as a specimen. Plant near walks, windows and entrances to enjoy the fragrance. Evergreen shrub. Full sun. Slow growth 6 to 10 feet tall and wide.
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Needs regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.

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Botanical Pronunciationoz-MAN-thus berk-WOOD-ee-eye
Average Size at MaturityDense shrub 6 to 10 ft. tall and wide.
Bloom TimeSpring
Deciduous/ EvergreenEvergreen
Flower AttributeFragrant, Showy Flowers
Flower ColorWhite
Foliage ColorDark Green
Growth RateModerate
Light NeedsFull sun
Soil NeedsTree & Shrub Food
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsNeeds regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.

Follow a regular watering schedule during the first growing season to establish a deep, extensive root system. Feed with a general purpose fertilizer before new growth begins in spring. For a formal appearance, shear annually after flowering.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 7-10

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