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Coprosma × kirkii ‘Variegata’

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Native to New Zealand, Coprosma x kirkii 'Variegata' is a small, evergreen shrub known for its eye-catching grey-green leaves each of which has a lovely delicate silvery-white edge. A beautiful foliage plant, this is a small or eventually medium sized shrub ideal for warm and sunny, sheltered gardens.

Supplied Size: 5L containers (40 - 60 cm tall)

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Coprosma × kirkii ‘Variegata’ | Ashby De La Zouch, Derbyshire, LE65
Pot SizeTotal Price
5 litres

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Grower Notes

Position: Very sheltered in full sun.
Soil: Well drained, fertile soil.
Hardiness: Frost tender. This plant requires protection from cold winter winds and is most suitable to warm, south or west facing gardens.
Rate of Growth: Slow to moderate.
Habit: Small branching shrub.
Height: up to 1.5m (5 ft)
Spread: 2m (6 ft)

Notes: This plant is a hybrid between Coprosma acerosa and Coprosma repens.

Plant Finder: about Coprosma × kirkii ‘Variegata’

Common names

Mirror plant


Coprosma × kirkii ‘Variegata’ (Mirror plant). Variegata’ is fast growing and has variegated grey-green and cream leaves.


They are half hardy to frost tender, min 2-5C. They will prefer full light and well drained soil. You should water the containerized specimens freely in the summer and moderately at other times. Separate male and female plants are needed to obtain fruits.

Interest and use

Ground cover, erosion control,

Italics = data drawn from parent genus or species

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Coprosma × kirkii ‘Variegata’ | Ashby De La Zouch, Derbyshire, LE65 | Copyright Greenplantswap 2020
  • LightFull sun
  • HardinessHardy (min -10°C)
  • WaterSemi-moist

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