Osmanthus x burkwoodii Osmanthus Burkwoodii
Osmanthus - 3 litres
Osmanthus x burkwoodii is a splendid evergreen with small, neat green leaves and masses of small sweetly scented white flowers in April-May, providing early nectar for bees. Makes a large shrub, 2.5- 3m (8-10ft) high and wide in time, which can be kept smaller by trimming after flowering. An excellent structural and screening plant for the back of a shrub or mixed border which can also be grown as an attractive low to medium-sized hedge in a sheltered position. The hardiest of the Osmanthus.
Thrives in ordinary, well-drained, fertile soil, in sun or light shade, sheltered from cold winds.
RHS Award of Garden Merit.
British nursery grown.
|Awards||RHS Award of Garden Merit|
|Botanical name||Osmanthus x burkwoodii|
|British nursery grown||N|
|Plant type||Evergreen Shrubs|
|Season of interest||Spring, Summer, Autumn, Winter|
|Time to maturity||10 - 20 years|
|Ultimate height||2.6m - 4m|
|Ultimate spread||2.6m - 4m|
|Useful/additional information||This plant is extremely easy to grow|