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Osmanthus heterophyllus 'Purpureus'

Our Price:  £6.50



8 in stock

Common Name: Star of Bethlehem

Plant Family: Asparagaceae

Useful for:  Hedging or Screening
Planting Style:  architectural
Season of Interest:  All year round
Position/ Situation:  Sunny Border
Sun or Shade:  Sun to Part Shade
Scented flowers or leaves:  Scented Flowers
Leaf Colour:  Purple
Height:  large (up to 12 feet)
Habit/Shape:  Bushy
Evergreen:  Yes
Soil Type:  Normal, well-drained but moisture retentive
Soil PH:  No preference
Hardiness/minimum temperature:  Hardy


A slow growing evergreen shrub with Holly-like leaves which are green with a purple tiinge, especially on new growth. Small scented flowers are borne in autumn. A good specimen for a container, and also good for coastal gardens. Grow in well drained soil in sun to part shade.

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