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Osmanthus fortunei /Fortune's Osmanthus

Osmanthus fortunei  / Osmanthus fortunei
Close-up image of the holly-like foliage
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Close-up image of the holly-like foliage

Hedge of the fortune's osmanthus

A flowering branch (mid-November) on a huge specimen at Rosedown Plantation Historical Site in St. Francisville, LA

Flowering branch in mid-autumn

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Scientific Name: Osmanthus fortunei
Common Name: Fortune's Osmanthus
Plant Type: Evergreen
Leaf Type: Broadleaf
Hardiness Zone: 7, 8, 9 Determine Your Zone
Height: 20-30 feet
Spread: 10 - 15 feet
Bloom time: Fall, Winter
Flower color: White
Light Exposure: Sun, Part Sun
Drainage: Well drained, Moist,
Rate of Growth: Slow
Water Requirement: Medium
Maintenance Level: Low
Susceptible to insects
and diseases:
Yes
Landscape Categories: Plants for Hedges, Screening and Privacy
Comments: Large massive shrub at maturity with a dense, upright, oval form. Has fragrant flowers and is used for screening, accent, and in large containers. This is a cross between O. fragrans and O. heterophyllus.