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Question of the Week – Tea Olive

Posted by romeethredge on January 15, 2016

Last week I asked about a sweet smelling, blooming shrub. It’s the  Fragrant Tea Olive, Osmanthus fragrans.  They grow to 10 to 15 feet tall and a little pruning keeps them in shape. The best thing is the good smelling blooms that start in September and then they bloom sporadically through the winter. Ours are blooming now.

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This week’s question is about a wildflower I found blooming in the sand dunes at Grayton Beach State Park in Florida near Destin last weekend. What is it?

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One Response to “Question of the Week – Tea Olive”

  1. Tom said

    The plant is Gaillardia sp. (pulchella).

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