Purple Osmanthus

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Osmanthus heterophyllus 'Purpureus'

Purpureus's new leaves have a purple tinge to them while the mature leaves are a dark green.

This Osmanthus is very cold hardy.  Purpureus is very Fragrant flowers in July and August. The leaves are rounded.

Photo courtesy of Toms Creek Nursery in Denton, NC

Ornamental Characteristics
Catagory Shrub
Foliage Type Broadleaf Evergreen
Height 6' - 10'
Spread 4' - 8'
Shape Upright
Primary Foliage Color Emerge as Purple maturing to Green
Seasonal Foliage Color Green
Flowering Season Summer
Flower Color (tubular) White, Orange or Yellow
Fruit Blue-black (birds love - not for human consumption)
Environmental Characteristics
Growth Rate Moderate
Sun Preferences Full Sun and Partial Shade
Water Preferences Average: Ensure Adequate Drainage is Provided in the Planting Area
Cold Hardiness Zone 7