Garden Shrubs Beginning with O - a-z Letter listing
Olea; Olearia; Origanum; Osmanthus;
Leaves akin to a Holly on this Osmanthus. Normally grown for
rich scented flowers, the O. heterophyllus variegated form has
attractive foliage foliage as well.
Ochna – Birds Eye: -
Oemleria – Nuttallia – Osmaronia: -
Olea – Olive: -
Oleander – Nerium
Oleaster - Elaeagnus:
Olearia – Daisy Bush:
- Masses of white daisy flowers on these evergreen hardy
shrubs. Several to choose from, Mid summer flowering, normally to 2m
maximum - some smaller.
Origanum – Marjoram – Oregano:
- Better known as herbs - several can be classes as
sub-shrubs. Normally hardy and low growing, they are useful as ground
cover, and are normally quite colourful for a long period throughout the
summer into autumn.
: - Generally hardy group of evegreen shrubs with sweetly
scented white flowers mid to late spring. Some can reach 3-4m or so.
Choose your variety carefully.
By David Hughes -