Osmanthus delavayi x heterophylla
|Description||This Dan Hinkley selection features a blanket of small, fragrant, white flowers that are a welcome beacon of spring. The dense, tiny, toothy, leathery, dark green foliage has bright green new growth. Works well for an informal or neatly clipped shrub for a hedge, screen, or foundation planting. Plant near walks and entrances to enjoy the fragrance. Evergreen.|
|Light||Full sun, Partial sun|
|Watering||Water when top 2 inches of soil is dry.|
|Mature Size||Slow growing; reaches 5 ft. tall, 4 ft. wide.|
|Special Features||Easy Care|
|Flower Attributes||Fragrant, Showy Flowers|
|Landscape Use||Barrier, Border, Hedge, Privacy Screen|
|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.|
|Foliage Color||Dark Green|
|Companion Plants||Heavenly Bamboo (Nandina); Boxwood (Buxus); Daylily (Hemerocallis); Abelia (Abelia); Loropetalum (Loropetalum)|
|Care||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.|
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We have been pioneers and craftsmen in the art of growing plants for nearly 100 years. Since our founding in Southern California by Harry E. Rosedale, Sr. in 1926, we have been absolutely dedicated and obsessed with quality.