This tea olive is a hybrid between O. heterophyllus and O. fragrans.
Fortune 's tea olive Has dense growth in an oval-rounded form. White, highly fragrant flowers last for several weeks from October to December. Leaves are dark glossy green with sharp spines similar to that of a holly leaf, great for use as a specimen plant, evergreen privacy hedge, and mass plantings. Plant close to your house or patio to enjoy the extremely aromatic scent this plant puts off when in bloom