Osmanthus delavayi 'Frank Knight' - flowers
  • Osmanthus delavayi 'Frank Knight'
  • Osmanthus delavayi 'Frank Knight'
  • Osmanthus delavayi 'Frank Knight' - flowers

Osmanthus delavayi 'Frank Knight'

£17.50

(Compact Chinese Osmanthus) A handsome, slow growing evergreen shrub, Osmanthus delavayi 'Frank Knight' has small, glossy, dark-green leaves, dusky purple when young and clusters of fragrant,white flowers in late spring.

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A handsome, slow growing evergreen shrub, Osmanthus delavayi 'Frank Knight' has small, glossy, dark-green leaves, dusky purple when young and clusters of fragrant,white flowers in late spring. These flowers stand out well against the darker foliage.

Osmanthus delavayi 'Frank Knight' is a lovely flowering habit with a fairly upright, compact habit. Slow growing and not for instant gratification but very attractive as a specimen border plant or for growing in a large container.


  • Position: Full sun or partial shade.
  • Soil: Well drained, fertile soil.
  • Hardiness: Hardy.
  • Flowering Period: March - May.
  • Rate of Growth: Slow.
  • Habit: Osmanthus delavayi 'Frank Knight' grows to be an upright small to medium sized branching shrub over time.
    • Height: 2 m (6 ft)
    • Spread: 1 - 1.5 m (3 - 5 ft)

Data sheet

How Much Sun
Full Sun, Partial or Dappled Shade, Shade
Mature Size
Shrub - Small (less than 5 ft tall), Shrub - Medium (5 - 10 ft tall)
Growing Conditions
Soil Type: Most Soils (not to fussy), Soil Type: Acid, Soil Type: Dry / Sandy, Special: Coastal Areas
Special Features
Evergreen, Flowering Season - Winter (December - February), To grow in a pot, Scented

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