Osmanthus x fortunei
Walking through the gardens at this time of year, you may wonder from which plant the sweet, perfume-like fragrance is coming. At first glance, the tiny white flowers hidden amongst the evergreen foliage of the fortune’s osmanthus shrubs are easy to overlook, but their scent will certainly catch your attention!
Botanical name: Osmanthus x fortunei
Common name: Fortune’s osmanthus
Garden location: the Ellipse