Scientific Name: Osmanthus delavayi Form: Round
Common Name:tea oliveTexture:Medium - fine
Family Name:OleaceaeHabit: Arching, Dense
Plant Type: Broadleaf evergreen Mature Size (ht. X w.):2 - 3m x 2 - 3m
Origin: Hardiness Zone:Zone 7: (-18 to -12 C)
Leaves: Simple, Opposite, Leathery, Pinnate venation, Glabrous, Lustrous, Ovate, Serrate
Flowers: Flowers clustered, (Floriferous), White, Apr- May
Fruit: Drupe, Blue, Black, Aug- Sep
Exposure: Full sun
Soil: Alkaline
Landscape Uses: Fragrance, Rock garden, Small garden/space
Key ID Features:Medium sized evergreen shrub with graceful arching branches. Leaves are small, thick, curved, dark green, finely toothed, and opposite. Leaves and plants are less than half the size of O. x burkwoodii (habits of both plants are similar). Covered in small white fragrant flowers in early spring.