Osmanthus heterophyllus ‘Gulftide’

('Gulftide', False Holly)


$32.99


Hardiness Zones:

 6b  7a  7b  8a  8b  9a  9b

Quick Overview:

Excellent screen or barrier plant with dark green leaves with variable numbers of spines. Fragrant white flowers in fall. Compact upright narrow form. Dark green foliage with spiny margins. Can be shaped into a dense hedge.

Description

Winter hardy to USDA Zone 7 (perhaps Zone 6). If grown in Zone 6, it should be sited in a protected location with a winter mulch. It is best grown in rich, consistently moist, well-drained garden soils in full sun to part shade. Best with part afternoon shade in hot summer climates. Tolerates heavy clay soils. Drought tolerant once established. Clip off growing tips to maintain compact size and to encourage bushiness.

Additional information

Common Name

'Gulftide', False Holly

Botanical Name

Osmanthus heterophyllus 'Gulftide'

Container/Amount

15 gallon

Evergreen or Deciduous

Evergreen

Hardiness Zone

6b, 7a, 7b, 8a, 8b, 9a, 9b

Growth Rate

Average

Light Requirements

Part-shade, Part-sun, Sun

Height

8 ft.

Width

5 ft.

Soil Condition

Dry Soils

Water Needs

Low

Blooming Period

Fall

Flower Color

white

Fragrance

Yes

Foliage Color

green

Deer Resistant

Yes

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