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Published: Thursday, May 10, 2012, 12:01 a.m.

Plants of Merit

  • Osmanthus produces fragrant white blossoms.

    Sandra Schumacher / Evergreen Arboretum and Garden

    Osmanthus produces fragrant white blossoms.

WHAT: This osmanthus, Osmanthus delavayi, has wonderfully fragrant clusters of small white flowers covering the shrub. It is a beautiful display set against medium green leaves. As an evergreen, Osmanthus delavayi makes a good structure plant.
SUN OR SHADE: An osmanthus prefers full sun in our climate.
SIZE: Its size, 6 feet 10 inches tall and wide, adds to the dramatic effect that is produced by the blooms.
SEE IT: At the Evergreen Arboretum & Gardens, just past the Conifer Garden, on the right; 145 Alverson Blvd., Everett.
For more information, go to; 425-257-8597.
Sandy Schumacher, Evergreen Arboretum and Gardens Foundation
Story tags » Gardening

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