Osmanthus heterophyllus ‘Purpureus’, purple holly osmanthus


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Osmanthus heterophyllus ‘Purpureus’
purple holly osmanthus

Chosen by Margaret Kralovec

This ‘false holly’ gets its name from the deep purple of its new growth. Tiny, powerfully fragrant flowers are a welcome treat in fall.

Osmanthus heterophyllus 'Purpureus'

photo courtesy of karlgercens.com

 

Osmanthus heterophyllus 'purpureus'

This handmade sign, drawn by Arboretum Teaching Nursery Manager Lisa Fowler, showcases one of our 75 favorite plants, and can be seen at the Arboretum Plant Sales.

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