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Cyathodes colensoi

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Features

  • BloomsMarch
  • Height0.15m to 0.3m
  • Spread0.15m to 0.3m
  • Growth HabitLow spreading
  • Flower ColourGreen-white
  • Leaf ColourPink bronze

Description

Cyathodes colensoi. A low spreading evergreen shrub native to New Zealand. Has narrow oblong leaves, white green flowers and pinky red fruit.

Characteristics

Evergreen, Shrub

Origin

New Zealand

Interest and use

Rock gardens and peat beds.

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Needs

  • LightShade
  • HardinessFrost hardy (min -5°C)
  • SoilHeavy, Light, Medium
  • WaterSemi-moist

Cultivation

They are frost hardy to frost tender, min 7C, and will need a sheltered, shaded site with gritty moist, peaty soil.

Propagation

You can propagate in the summer by seeds or semi-ripe cuttings.

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