Osmanthus are evergreen shrubs or small trees. The flowers are produced in spring, summer or autumn and are generally white (but can occasionally be yellow or orange) and star shaped. They have a beautiful fragrance and are often followed by oval blue-black fruits. A fantastic option for an unusual hedge, pot plant or an eye-catching feature shrub. You would not be disappointed with this one.
Where to Site Your Osmanthus
Osmanthus is a great option for hedging or creating partitions in the garden
How to Grow and Look after your Osmanthus
Osmanthus prefer fertile, well-drained soil and a sheltered site as they can suffer in cold winds. They thrive in full sun but can tolerate partial shade.
Prune at the end of winter before the first buds appear, you can also prune after they have flowered.
An excellent shrub for also keeping in a pot