Osmanthus heterophyllus 'Purpureus' - summer leaves
  • Osmanthus heterophyllus 'Purpureus'
  • Osmanthus heterophyllus 'Purpureus' - summer leaves
  • Osmanthus heterophyllus 'Purpureus'
  • Osmanthus heterophyllus 'Purpureus'

Osmanthus heterophyllus 'Purpureus'

£15.00

(Holly Olive) An unusual evergreen shrub, Osmanthus heterophyllus 'Purpureus' has dark green/purple mature foliage with the younger shoots dark purple in colour.

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An unusual evergreen shrub, Osmanthus heterophyllus 'Purpureus' has dark green/purple mature foliage with the younger shoots dark purple in colour. Small fragrant flower clusters appear on the branches of mature specimens.

Osmanthus heterophyllus 'Purpureus' can be grown in a container if required or makes an excellent border shrub.


  • Position: Full sun or shade.
  • Soil: Well drained, fertile soil.
  • Hardiness: Hardy.
  • Flowering Period: April and May.
  • Flower Colour: White
  • Rate of Growth: Slow to moderate.
  • Habit: Osmanthus heterophyllus 'Purpureus' grows to be a densely branched medium sized or eventually large rounded shrub.
    • Height: 3 m (10 ft)
    • Spread: 3 m (10 ft)

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How Much Sun
Full Sun, Partial or Dappled Shade, Shade
Mature Size
Shrub - Medium (5 - 10 ft tall), Shrub - Large (over 10 ft tall)
Growing Conditions
Soil Type: Most Soils (not to fussy), Soil Type: Acid, Soil Type: Damp / Wet, Special: Coastal Areas, Soil Type: Dry / Sandy
Special Features
Evergreen, Flowering Season - Spring (March - May), Leaf Colour - Purple/Red, Screening/Hedge, Leaf Shape - Unusual or Large

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