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Olearia paniculata 'Akiraho'


Olearia paniculata 'Akiraho'

CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION
A large shrub with a bushy habit. Branchlets are covered with brownish tomentum. Leaves are very large for this species, ovate-oblong, mid to light green with buff coloured tomentum underneath. Leaf edges are wavy. Numerous flowers heads with creamy-white densely packed fragrant flowers in late summer and autumn. Occurs naturally in the North and South Islands, north of Oamaru. In coastal lowland to near montane scrubland and forest margins. Sea-level to 450 m. Very hardy and will tolerate dry conditions. Good in coastal and exposed conditions. Makes an excellent hedging plant.

 
Genus
Olearia
Species   paniculata
Cultivar   'Akiraho'

Common name
Akiraho

Family name
Asteraceae
Place of origin
New Zealand


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

Soil Type
Grows in most soil types / Grows in sandy soils

Moisture
Avoid wet soil. / Soil must be well drained / Tolerates dry soils

Exposure
Grows in exposed or coastal sites. / Grows in sun or semi-shade / Will tolerate moderate frosts

Immaculate / Indigenous / Nourishment / Sanctuary / Texture / Whimsical

Shrubs

Category
Large, over 3 metres.
Availability
We have this currently available in a POT 3.5 container. Ask for it at your retailer.
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