Olearia scilloniensis

Olearia scilloniensis


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Olearia x scilloniensis, also known as the Daisy Bush, is a compact, evergreen shrub, with small, attractively scalloped, oval leaves and a dense, rounded habit. In late spring the grey/green foliage is almost obscured by a mass of daisy-like flowers with golden eyes. 

In addition to being extremely undemanding (its endurance of a salty atmosphere makes it a coastal favourite), this shrub is untroubled by wind, is drought tolerant, and, more of an issue in Britain, deer resistant. 

Pot Size: 3L



Common Name: Daisy Bush, New Zealand Daisy Bush

Hardiness: Hardy

Height and Spread: 180cm x 180cm, over 10 years

Preferred Soil Type: Any fertile, well-drained soil

Aspect: South or west facing, sheltered or exposed

Position: Full sun

Flowering Period: June – August

Care: Trim in spring, then mulch