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37. Osmanthus Heterophyllus

37.  Osmanthus Heterophyllus (Osmanthus heterophyllus (Chinese Holly))

21.3.10 A close up of this shrub in the winter flowering heather rockery see photo 23. The small leaves look like holly.

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This will look wonderful when it's bigger. I have one but they grow very slowly.

22 Mar, 2010


I think it looks great amongst my winter flowering heathers because it is a bright spot after they stop flowering. See Photo 23. As you say it is very slow growing but I like that because it will not give me any headaches. Everything seems to grow a mile a minute and creates heaps of stuff to get rid of. I bought a chipper but try not to use it too often as it is expensive to run.

22 Mar, 2010


It sets a lovely scene placed there.

22 Mar, 2010


It has been there for nearly 20 years. I cut the heather back after flowering and it is much more visible then.

22 Mar, 2010

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