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Corokia × virgata

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Features

  • BloomsMay
  • Height1m to 3m
  • Spread2m to 4m
  • Growth HabitIrregular bushy
  • Flower ColourYellow
  • Leaf ColourGlossy dark green, white beneath

Description

Corokia × virgata. A hybrid between C. buddleioides and C. cotoneaster from New Zealand. In spring and summer it produces yellow flowers followed by bright orange, egg-shaped berries. The glossy green leaves have a downy undersurface. Grows to a height and spread of 3 m.

Characteristics

Evergreen, Fragrant

Origin

New Zealand

Interest and use

Suitable for coastal conditions.

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Needs

  • LightFull sun
  • HardinessFrost hardy (min -5°C)
  • SoilWell drained, Fertile
  • WaterSemi-moist

Propagation

Propagated from softwood cuttings in summer.

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