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Osmanthus x burkwoodii

Common Name:

Plant Type:
Evergreen shrub
Oleaceae (The Olive Family)
Geographic Origin:
Hybrid origin
California Native?:
Plant Size:
To 6-9 feet
Landscape/Garden Uses:
Foundation plantings
Flowering Season:
Flower Color:
Sun or light shade
Most soils
Suggested Irrigation:
Moderate watering
Estimated Hardiness:
Hardy to 0 degrees F. or less
This bushy, rather slender stemmed shrub has spreading branches, neatly set with dark, finely toothed inch to inch and a half leaves. The flowers are white, tinged with green, and fragrant. It always has the clean, bright look that gardeners achieve only through endless pampering of other shrubs. Thrives in sun or light shade, in most soils and with moderate watering. Hardy to 0 degrees F. or less.