Osmanthus spp. are known for their very pleasant fragrance; when you encounter one whose latin name means “sweet”, you know you’ve found one that is quite special.
Peter Cox visited UBC Botanical Garden yesterday. Peter is the son of Euan Cox, for whom the Cox Trail is named after (for more information, read the History of Glendoick Gardens).
We received this plant from the Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh, collected in the wild via RBGE’s 1991 Makalu Expedition in Nepal.