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Olearia cheesemanii.


Olearia cheesemanii. Olearia cheesemanii.

CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION
A medium shrub with a bushy habit. Branches have flaky bark. Branchlets are covered with greyish-white tomentum. Large linear dark green and shining leaves with a dense white tomentum underneath. Numerous flowers heads up to 20 cm across of white densely packed flowers in spring. Occurs naturally in the North and South Islands, frequently grows along rocky stream banks, and gorges. Very hardy and will tolerate dry conditions.

 
Genus
Olearia
Species   cheesemanii.
Cultivar  

Common name
Olearia

Family name
Asteraceae
Place of origin
New Zealand


DETAILS
Height
2 m
Width
2 m
(expected growth in average NZ conditions in 5 to 10 years)
Leaves
Evergreen

Soil Type
Grows in most soil types / Prefers good loamy soil

Moisture
Soil must be well drained / Tolerates dry soils

Exposure
Grows in sun or semi-shade / Will tolerate moderate frosts

Indigenous / Nourishment / Texture / Whimsical

Shrubs

Category
Medium, height between 1.5 to 3 metres
Availability
All our current stock has been dispatched out to retailers. If they have none left for you, we are growing another crop to supply as soon as possible.
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