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Osmanthus

Posted by PlantMarker z7 NC (My Page) on
Mon, May 16, 05 at 19:17

Sorry if this has been discussed before, but I am interested in opinions as to the most highly fragranced Osmanthus cultivars that would do well here in N.C. Zone 7.

Thanks!


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RE: Osmanthus

  • Posted by Ron_B USDA 8 WA (My Page) on
    Tue, May 17, 05 at 0:35

Check on local success with Osmanthus delavayi. It really wafts.


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RE: Osmanthus

Can anyone tell me about the relative fragrance of Osmanthus fragrans varieties, such as 'Aurantiacus', 'Clemson Yellow' and 'Nanjing's Beauty' vs. other Osmanthus species and selections?

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RE: Osmanthus

Take a look at Nurseries Carolingiana -- they've got a good selection of osmanthus and have good info for Carolina growers -- they are also very helpful by phone or email.

O. fragrans 'Fudinzhu' gets high marks around here!

Jim

Here is a link that might be useful: Nurseries Caroliana


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