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Osmanthus heterophyllus 'Variegatus'

Variegated Sweet Olive, Variegated Chinese Holly, Variegated False Holly

Evergreen shrubs or trees with attractive leathery leaves and fragrant but inconspicuous flowers, Osmanthi are tough plants that thrive in a wide range of soils, including heavy clay. They like full sun, but can grow well in partial shade. Semi-drought-tolerant when established. Useful as hedges, background or screening plants. Propagate by cuttings.
Osmanthus heterophyllus, Variegated Sweet Olive, Variegated Chinese Holly, Variegated False Holly
Sometimes confused with English Holly, this popular variety's spiny leaf margins are creamy-white. Its flowers have the sweet smell of apricots. Flowers turn to blue fruit.

Attributes - Osmanthus heterophyllus 'Variegatus'

Plant Type: Tree

Bloom Season: Mid Spring through Early Summer

Flower Color: White

Foliage: Evergreen

Height: 10 ft. to 15 ft.

Width: 15 ft.

Sunlight: Full Sun, Partial Sun, Shade

Climate: Zones 6, 7, 8, 9

Notes: Thrives in Dry Climates, Hot Climates. Container Plants, Drought Tolerant, Fragrant, Low Maintenance. Susceptible to Aphids, Mealybugs, Scales.

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