Osmanthus Heteophyllus Goshiki Tricolor
This variegated Osmanthus makes a great compact alternative to an ornamental holly, especially in a smaller garden. It is a naturally compact shrub with outstanding foliage and form. It produces flowers but these take the back seat to the outstanding gold and green splashed foliage. Great in a mid border location or in a large pot or tub. Plant this distinctive compact and low growing holly like shrub in full sun or light shade. Trim to shape as necessary into an attractive dense evergreen shrub. Mulch with compost every few years to feed. Ideal for container growing or as an alternative to holly. Scented blossom; Provides valuable winter interest; Evergreen foliage for all year round colour and screening; Suitable for container growing; Architectural plant – ideal as a ‘stand out’ plant; Suitable for hedging or topiary; Tolerates heavy clay soils. This is a strong plant grown in a 3 litre container.