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Summer planting
Contrary to popular opinion, summer planting is fine as long as adequate water is provided throughout any prolonged dry periods. This allows you to take advantage of increased summer growth.
Olearia traversiorum
Height: 4m;  Spread: 2m
Chatham Is. ake ake (Shrub)
Hardy coastal plant. Compact erect habit. Used as wind break hedge on exposed sites. Was named O.traversii but it has now been split into 2 species. The other O.telmatica is a swamp growing species.
» For a landscaping perspective on Olearia traversiorum see this article by O2 Landscapes...