Olearia macrodonta
  • Olearia macrodonta
  • Olearia macrodonta

Olearia macrodonta

£9.95

(New Zealand Holly) A medium sized, evergreen shrub native to New Zealand with large silvery-green, holly-like leaves and clusters of fragrant, white flowers in early to mid summer.

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Supplied Size: 3L pots (3 years old, 25 - 30 cm tall)

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A medium sized, evergreen shrub native to New Zealand with large silvery-green, holly-like leaves and clusters of fragrant, white flowers in early to mid summer.  The leaves are musk-scented when crushed.

A handsome foliage plant, Olearia macrodonta  can be as a specimen shrub or dense hedge and is ideal for warm coastal gardens!


  • Position: Sheltered in full sun or partial shade.
  • Soil: Well drained, fertile soil.
  • Hardiness: Somewhat hardy. Olearia macrodonta requires protection from cold winter winds and is most suitable to warm, south or west facing gardens.
  • Flowering Period: June - July.
  • Flower Colour: White
  • Rate of Growth: Moderate.
  • Habit: Medium sized shrub with a densely branching, rounded habit once established.
    • Height: 2 - 3 m (6 - 10 ft), larger in very warm areas.
    • Spread: 3 m (10 ft)
  • Notes: Olearia macrodonta is very tolerant of windy, warm, coastal conditions.

2017-01-01

Data sheet

How Much Sun
Full Sun, Partial or Dappled Shade
Eventual Size
Shrub - Medium (5 - 10 ft tall)
Growing Conditions
Soil Type: Acid, Special: Coastal Areas, Special: Windy & Exposed
Special Features
Evergreen, Flowering Season - Summer (June - August), Leaf Colour - Blue/Silver, Screening/Hedge

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