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Osmanthus Heterophyllus Gulftide

‘Gulftide’ is an older selection of Osmanthus with superior cold hardiness and a compact habit. Glossy, evergreen leaves are holly-like – deeply toothed, but softer to the touch.
Inconspicuous, but deliciously fragrant, small white flowers appear in the Autumn. Full sun to full shade, best somewhere in the middle. Prefers well drained, humitic soil, but tolerates clay.
Deer and drought tolerant once established.
Pollinator friendly.

  • Common Name Holly Olive, 'Gulftide' False Holly
  • Variety Gulftide
  • Zone Zone 6
  • Mature Size 7'H x 4'W
  • Bloom Time September-November
  • Plant Type Evergreen Shrub
  • Flower Color White