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botanical name:
Olearia x scilloniensis
Olearia x scilloniensis © Deeproot Plant Base
common name:  Daisy bush
family:  Asteraceae
characteristics: shrub, evergreen
height: 2.00m
width: 2.00m
growth rate: medium
growth habit: bushy
leaf colour: dark green
flower colour: white
main season: May
aspect: full sun
conditions: dry soil, moist soil, sandy soil, coastal
preferred soil pH: any
minimum temp: -10°C
USDA zone: 8 to 10
description:
Dense evergreen shrub usually of a rounded habit. Alternate, wavy-edged, greyish to dark green leaves, felted underneath. Very freely produced white daisy-like flowers often completely cover the plant in late spring.


cultivation:
Fertile free-draining soil in full sun, preferably with some protection from cold drying winds. Tolerant of dry soil and hot sunny positions. Thrives in mild coastal locations.



propagation:
From semi-ripe cuttings.

usage:
Godd for seaside plantings. Can be trained as a low hedge.

other notes:
Hybrid of Olearia lirata x Olearia phlogopappa, originated in Tresco, Isles of Scilly.

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