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Olearia x scilloniensis (Daisy Bush)

Beginner
skill rating
1 hour care
per year
0.9m
Max height
0.9m
Max spread
10-20 years
To maturity

Plant details

Botanical name

Olearia x scilloniensis

Other names

Daisy Bush

Genus

Olearia Olearia

Species

O. x scilloniensis - O. x scilloniensis is a compact rounded evergreen shrub with silver-grey leaves and masses of white flowers in spring.


Olearia x scilloniensis is: Evergreen

Fragrance

Flowers are fragrant.

Habit

Rounded

Flower

White in Summer

Foliage

Grey-green in All seasons

How to care

Watch out for

Pests

Generally pest-free.

Diseases

Generally disease-free.

General care

Propagation methods

Semi-hardwood cuttings


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Where to grow

Olearia x scilloniensis (Daisy Bush) will reach a height of 0.9m and a spread of 0.9m after 10-20 years.

Suggested uses

Architectural, Coastal, Hedging/Screens, Low Maintenance, Wallside and trellises

Cultivation

Plant in fertile, free-draining soil in full sun in a sheltered position. It thrives on shallow chalk and coastal situations.

Soil type

Chalky, Loamy, Sandy

Soil drainage

Well-drained

Soil pH

Acid, Alkaline, Neutral

Light

Full Sun

Aspect

South, East, West

Exposure

Sheltered

UK hardiness Note: We are working to update our ratings. Thanks for your patience.

Hardy (H4)

Companion plants

Botanical name

Olearia x scilloniensis

Other names

Daisy Bush

Genus

Olearia Olearia

Species

O. x scilloniensis - O. x scilloniensis is a compact rounded evergreen shrub with silver-grey leaves and masses of white flowers in spring.

Foliage

Evergreen

Fragrance

Flowers are fragrant.

Habit

Rounded


Colour

Flower

White in Summer

Foliage

Grey-green in All seasons


How to care

Watch out for

Pests

Generally pest-free.

Diseases

Generally disease-free.

General care

Propagation methods

Semi-hardwood cuttings


Monthly care advice


Where to grow

Olearia x scilloniensis (Daisy Bush) will reach a height of 0.9m and a spread of 0.9m after 10-20 years.

Suggested uses

Architectural, Coastal, Hedging/Screens, Low Maintenance, Wallside and trellises

Cultivation

Plant in fertile, free-draining soil in full sun in a sheltered position. It thrives on shallow chalk and coastal situations.

Soil type

Chalky, Loamy, Sandy

Soil drainage

Well-drained

Soil pH

Acid, Alkaline, Neutral

Light

Full Sun

Aspect

South, East, West

Exposure

Sheltered

UK hardiness Note: We are working to update our ratings. Thanks for your patience.

Hardy (H4)

USDA zones

Zone 10, Zone 9

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