Osmanthus x fortunei

('Fortunes', Tea Olive)


$109.99


Hardiness Zones:

 10a  10b  7a  7b  8a  8b  9a  9b

Quick Overview:

Large evergreen shrub producing cream-colored blooms in the fall with exceptional fragrance. Spiny, leathery leaves similar to holly. Large shrub good for screening in hot areas.

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 clays. Drought tolerant once established. Clip off growing tips to maintain compact size and to encourage bushiness.

Additional information

Common Name

'Fortunes', Tea Olive

Botanical Name

Osmanthus x fortunei

Container/Amount

15 gallon

Evergreen or Deciduous

Evergreen

Hardiness Zone

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

Growth Rate

Slow

Light Requirements

Part-shade, Part-sun, Sun

Height

12 ft.

Width

12 ft.

Soil Condition

Well-drained

Water Needs

Average

Blooming Period

Fall

Flower Color

white

Fragrance

Yes

Foliage Color

green

Deer Resistant

Yes

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