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Lophomyrtus 'Pixie'


Lophomyrtus  'Pixie'

CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION
Small ball-like shrub with with brownish to cinnamon coloured bark. The small ovate leaves are a speckled fawn-brown. It has small cream flowers in summer followed by reddish-purple berries. It may need some protection from frost when young, needs well drained soil that does not get too dry. Sun or semi shade. This was selected by Cam Simpson from C. H. Simpson Nurseries, Nelson.

 
Genus
Lophomyrtus
Species  
Cultivar   'Pixie'

Common name
Myrtle, Ramarama
Hybrid
L. bullata x L. obcordata

Family name
Myrtaceae
Place of origin
New Zealand


DETAILS
Height
50 cm
Width
50 cm
(expected growth in average NZ conditions in 5 to 10 years)
Leaves
Evergreen

Soil Type
Grows in most soil types / Prefers good loamy soil

Moisture
Avoid dry soils / Soil must be well drained

Exposure
Grows in sun or semi-shade / Will tolerate moderate frosts

Immaculate / Indigenous / Nourishment / Texture / Whimsical

Shrubs

Category
Dwarf, height 0.3 and 1 metre.
Availability
We have this currently available in a POT 2.5 container. Ask for it at your retailer.
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