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Osmanthus x burkwoodii /Burkwood Osmanthus

Osmanthus x burkwoodii  / Osmanthus x burkwoodii
Orange colored spent flowers in spring
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Orange colored spent flowers in spring

Upright growing shrub

Young shrub

With new growth in spring

Close view of dark green foliage

Dark green foliage

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Scientific Name: Osmanthus x burkwoodii
Common Name: Burkwood Osmanthus
Plant Type: Evergreen
Leaf Type: Broadleaf
Hardiness Zone: 6, 7, 8 Determine Your Zone
Height: 8-10 feet
Spread: 5 - 10 feet
Bloom time: Spring
Flower color: White
Light Exposure: Sun, Part Sun
Drainage: Well drained, Moist
Rate of Growth: Moderate
Water Requirement: Medium
Maintenance Level: Low
Susceptible to insects
and diseases:
Landscape Categories: Plants for Xeriscapes
Plants with Fragrance
Comments: Drought tolerant, this evergreen osmanthus has white flowers in spring and no fruit of consequence. It has lustrous dark green foliage and can be used as a specimen, in containers and as screen hedges. The bark on the stems is an interesting coppery color.