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Ozothamnus rosmarinifolius 'Silver Jubilee'

ozothamnus 'Silver Jubilee'

'Silver Jubilee' is an upright evergreen shrub with rosemary-like, linear, silvery-grey leaves and compact clusters of scented white flower-heads from red buds, in dense terminal clusters

Synonyms
Ozothamnus 'Silver Jubilee'
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Size
Ultimate height
1.5–2.5 metres
Time to ultimate height
5–10 years
Ultimate spread
1–1.5 metres
Growing conditions
Chalk
Loam
Sand
Moisture
Well–drained
pH
Acid, Alkaline, Neutral
Colour & scent
StemFlowerFoliageFruit
Spring Grey Silver
Summer Red White Grey Silver
Autumn Grey Silver
Winter Grey Silver
Position
  • Full sun
Aspect

South–facing or West–facing

Exposure
Sheltered
Drought resistance
Yes
Hardiness
H4
Botanical details
Family
Asteraceae
Native to the UK
No
Foliage
Evergreen
Habit
Columnar upright
Genus

Ozothamnus can be evergreen shrubs or perennials, with small, slightly aromatic, linear leaves and tiny white flower-heads which may be solitary or in showy terminal corymbs

Name status

Accepted

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How to grow

Cultivation

Grow in well-drained soil in a sheltered position in full sun

Propagation

Propagate by semi-ripe cuttings in summer

Suggested planting locations and garden types
  • Gravel garden
  • Coastal
  • Cottage and informal garden
  • Wall side borders
Pruning

Pruning group 8

Pests

Generally pest free

Diseases

Generally disease free

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