Brightwater Nursery

Orange Fragrant Tea Olive (Osmanthus fragrans 'Aurantiacua') is a popular evergreen known for its fragrant and distinct orange flowers that bloom for long periods of time (often as long as 2 months in the Fall), with scattered blooming in Winter and Spring. 

The 'Aurantiacua' Fragrant Tea Olives grow up to 15 feet tall and 15 feet wide, and with its awesome orange flowers and olive green foliage are some of the most sweetly fragrant plans around. Put them near windows and outdoor areas so that you can enjoy their great smell. 

Common names for this plant are Orange Tea Olive, 'Aurantiacua' Tea Olive, Fragrant Olive, and Sweet Olive.

Product/Container Size Trade Quart (3.5" pot)
Hardiness Zone(s) 7-10
Sun Exposure Partial Shade to Full Sun
Seasons of Interest Spring, Summer, Fall, Winter
Bloom Time Fall, Winter, Spring
Water Needs Average
Growth Rate Moderate
Average Size at Maturity 10-15' H x 10-15' W