A vigorous and robust holly-leaved olearia with large masses of fragrant white daisy-like flowers. Yes. It looks like a holly bush but it has daisy flowers! Grows as a tree-like shrub. The leaves are sharply toothed, grey green above and silvery white beneath. Flowers appear in early summer. Full sun
Common Name: New Zealand Holly
Family: Asteraceae (The Aster Family)
Zone Hardiness: 8-10
Light: Full Sun
Primary Bloom Colour: White/Cream
Secondary Bloom Colour: Yellow
Bloom Time: Summer
Deer Resistant: Unknown
BC Native: No
Native Habitat: Lowland to sub-alpine forests up to 1300m, southwards from latitude 37° 30' on North and South Islands of New Zealand.
Geogrpahical Origin: Asia and the Pacific - Australasia
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