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Squares

Self employed gardener, City & Guilds qualified in Garden Design & Horticulture studied at Capel Manor, Enfield

Osmanthus x burkwoodii

  • Season Icon Early SpringEarly Spring 2016
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Squares

Can anyone help me #id this lovely shrub? i bought it a few years ago for friends but cant remember what it is!! could it be a type of sarcococca?

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tiggrx

It is an Osmanthus

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toyas

Mum thinks it might be an osmanthus?

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cherylstansbury

Yep, osmanthus

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leslienorman

Definitely looks like an osmanthus. @Squares

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Squares

oh thank you @tiggrx @toyas @cherylstansbury @leslienorman :)

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Squares

@toyas thanks mum :)

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brightcolours

#plantID #osmanthus #white

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ukjohnny

Its an osmanthus ..an excellent evergreen shrub with scented white flowers in spring..very similar to the winter/early spring flowering sarcocca (which is beautifully scented like gardenias

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Squares

Great thanks very much @ukjohnny :) it is very similar to sarcocca isnt it? and yes the fragrance is divine, just like gardenias :)

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