Full sun, Partial sun
Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.
|Botanical Pronunciation||oz-MAN-thus FRAY-grans|
|Average Size at Maturity||Slow growing; reaches 10 ft. tall, 6 to 8 ft. wide.|
|Design Ideas||This is a favorite old-fashioned shrub or small tree grown 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 fencelines 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||Border, Firescaping/Fire Wise, Hedge, Privacy Screen, Specimen, Woodland Garden|
|Light Needs||Full sun, Partial sun|
|Soil Needs||Tree & Shrub Food|
|Special Feature||Easy Care, Tolerates Poor Soils, 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 during the first few growing seasons to establish an extensive root system. Fertilize before new growth begins in early spring. Prune annually for a neat appearance and to maintain desired size and shape.
This Plant's Growing Zones: 8-11