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(Burkwood Osmanthus)

This medium-sized, rounded, evergreen shrub is the hybrid between the West Asian native Osmanthus decorus and the East Asian O. delavayi.

The glossy, dark green, oval leaves of this dense, slow-growing shrub are paired along upright to spreading stems. The leaves are leathery and weakly toothed. Small, white, intensely fragrant blooms appear in the leaf axils in spring. Most plants do not fruit.

This shrub thrives in full to partial sun and moist, well-drained...

Image of Osmanthus x fortunei photo by: James H. Schutte

James H. Schutte

(False Holly, Fortune's Osmanthus)

This large, rounded, evergreen shrub is the hybrid of the Asian natives Osmanthus fragrans (sweet olive) and O. heterophyllus (holly-leaf osmanthus). The glossy, dark green, toothed leaves resemble holly foliage. Leaves on mature plants are sometimes smooth. Small white, cream, or orange flowers with an intense apricot fragrance occur in autumn and sometimes in spring.

This shrub thrives in moist, acidic to neutral, well-drained soil and partial shade or full sun. It...

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James H. Schutte

(Fortune's Osmanthus, Fruitlandii Fortune's Osmanthus)

This large, rounded, evergreen shrub is a hybrid of the Asian natives Osmanthus fragrans (sweet olive) and O. heterophyllus (holly-leaf osmanthus). The glossy, dark green, toothed, holly-like leaves are purple-tinged when young, maturing to bluish green. Leaves on mature plants are sometimes smooth. Small, creamy white flowers with an intense apricot fragrance occur in autumn and sometimes in spring.

'Fruitlandii' thrives in moist, acidic to neutral, well-drained soil and partial shade or full...

(Osmarea)

Easy to raise but slow growing, Burkwood's osmanthus bears fragrant white flowers in spring and with its glossy foliage makes a fine hedge for the home garden. A hybrid developed in the 1920s in England, this broadleaf evergreen shrub's parents are the Asian species Osmanthus decorus and Osmanthus delavayi.

Densely covering the plant, the glossy dark green leaves are oval and leathery. Small teeth can be on the leaf edges. In mid- and late spring, dense clusters of white flowers...

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Felder Rushing

(Devil's Backbone, Japanese Poinsettia)

Easily recognized by its rubbery, slightly zig-zagging stems, devil's backbone has pretty foliage and reddish flowers in summertime. A tender succulent perennial shrub that has an irritating milky sap, it is native to tropical America from Florida to northern South America.

Its light to medium green leaves are perfectly tapered ovals, slightly glossy and flank the zigzag stems to resemble a crooked backbone with ribs. Although flowering in flushes year round in warm tropical regions, it occurs...

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James H. Schutte

(Japanese Poinsettia, Variegated Devil's Backbone)

Easily recognized by its rubbery, slightly zig-zagging stems, variegated devil's backbone has green and white leaves and reddish flowers in summertime. Its parent is a tender, succulent, perennial shrub that has an irritating milky sap, and is native to tropical America from Florida southward into northern South America.

This selection, ‘Variegatus,’ has medium-green, slightly glossy leaves that are perfect ovals edged in white. They flank the zigzag stems to resemble a crooked backbone with ribs....

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Gerald L. Klingaman

(Golden Mockorange, Mockorange)

The ivory-white flowers of ‘Aureus,’ or golden mockorange, have a delicate orange-blossom scent that perfumes the air in late spring to summer. This large deciduous shrub, is descended from a native of southeastern Europe and Asia Minor. It covers its arching branches with white four-petalled flowers so profusely that it turns more white than green. The leaves are toothed and oval and they alternate on the branches, which are red-brown. The leaves emerge golden yellow in spring, turn bright yellow-green...

Image of Philadelphus x lemoinei photo by: Gerald L. Klingaman

Gerald L. Klingaman

(Lemoine Mockorange)

When the warmth of spring is soon to give way to summer's heat, the Lemoine mockorange displays hundreds of white, fragrant blossoms. This mounding, deciduous shrub with arching branches is the result of the hybrid cross of the common mockorange (Philadelphus coronarius with the littleleaf mockorange (P. microphyllus). The slender, tall branches have a dark sienna brown bark and are lined with pairs of satin-glossy green leaves. They are oval with teeth on their margins, tapering...

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Mark A. Miller

(Mockorange, Natchez Mockorange)

A large, upright, deciduous shrub with arching branches, ‘Natchez’ mockorange is breathtaking in bloom, covered with its fragrant white flowers for a couple of weeks in late spring or early summer. It is the result of a complex hybrid line that combined several mockorange species native to both North America and eastern Europe. The leaves are medium to dark-green and slightly lighter beneath, oval with a rounded base and a pointed tip, with some small teeth on the edges. In late spring, it blooms...

Image of Photinia photo by: Gerald L. Klingaman

Gerald L. Klingaman

(Photinia)

Genus Photinia is comprised of approximately 50 species of plants native to the warm and temperate regions of eastern and southern Asia. Most are either small trees or large shrubs and may be deciduous or evergreen.

Photinia leaves are generally glossy, oval or lance-shaped, alternately arranged on the stems and have serrate edges– like that of a steak knife. They may be thick and leathery or paper thin, depending on the species. New foliage is often red or bronze when it...