Olearia ilicifolia × moschata

Olearia ilicifolia × moschata photographed at Inverewe Gardens, Poolewe, Scotland, UK

Olearia ilicifolia × moschata, syn Olearia mollis (hort), is a smallish evergreen shrub of compact habit. The grey, spear-shaped, slightly-toothed wavy-edged leaves are up to 1.6 in (4 cm) long. Flowerheads of white daisies in late spring. Hardy in the UK.

The origin of Olearia ilicifolia × Olearia moschata is unknown. There is the similarly named Olearia mollis (Kirk), which is the hybrid Olearia ilicifolia × Olearia lacunosa.

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