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Coprosma 'Evening Glow' (Mirror bush, Coprosma)

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Plant description

coprosma mirror bush evening glow 1

Coprosma  'Evening Glow' is a hardy and colourful shrub with green leaves with broad splashes of golden yellow. In autumn the foliage turns orange to reddishto purple tinged. Grows to a metre and a half high and wide. Likes a sunny to partly shaded position in well drained soils. Prune if needed. A great plant for low hedges, containers and general landscaping. It can take some frost, and is good for coastal areas.

Coprosma is related to coffee.

 

Further reading: Hedges and Pruning a hedge in 7 steps (articles written by horticulturalist Angus Stewart).

Additional plant information

Flowers

Flower colour: cream
Flowering season: spring

Plant size

Maximum height: 1.5 metres
Minimum height: 1 metres

Maximum width: 1.5 metres
Minimum width: 1.2 metres

Sunlight, frost & salt tolerance

This plant will tolerate full or partial sunlight.
Medium frost tolerance.
Plant is salt tolerant.

Fauna attracting?

Not specified.

Climate

This plant species will grow in the following climates: cool, temperate, subtropical.

Soil types & conditions

Loam: moist, well-drained.

Clay: moist, well-drained.

Sand: moist.

Miscellaneous information

Planting season: not specified.

Types of fertiliser: Good general purpose fertiliser.

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