Osmanthus fragrans var. aurantiacus

(Orange-flowering, Tea Olive)


$29.99


Hardiness Zones:

 10a  10b  7a  7b  8a  8b  9a  9b

Quick Overview:

Large shrub or small tree with 4" olive green foliage. Fragrant orange flowers in fall are showier than the species. This cultivar has a narrower habit than the species..

Description

Winter hardy to about 10 degrees F. and generally considered to be plantable in the ground in USDA Zones 7b-11. In these warm winter areas, it is easily grown in average, consistently moist, well-drained garden soils in full sun to part shade. Best with part afternoon shade in hot summer climates. Tolerates heavy clays. Drought tolerant once established. May be trained as a small tree, shrub or espalier. Clip off growing tips to maintain compact size and to encourage bushiness.

Additional information

Common Name

Orange-flowering, Tea Olive

Botanical Name

Osmanthus fragrans var. aurantiacus

Container/Amount

3 gallon

Evergreen or Deciduous

Evergreen

Hardiness Zone

10a, 10b, 7a, 7b, 8a, 8b, 9a, 9b

Growth Rate

Average

Light Requirements

Part-sun, Sun

Height

to 15 ft.

Width

to 15 ft.

Soil Condition

Well-drained

Water Needs

Low

Blooming Period

Fall

Flower Color

orange

Fragrance

Yes

Foliage Color

green

Deer Resistant

Yes

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