Coprosma Plant

Coprosma Plant. Coprosma are evergreen shrubs from tasmania and new zealand which are grown primarily for their attractive foliage colours and combinations. Coprosma repens ‘pacific night’ has shiny purple/burgundy leaves and an upright growth habit.

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Grow coprosm in rich garden soil; And in positions with high wind or salt spray. The leaves of most species have domatia (pits) that open on the lower leaf surface.

Coprosma coffee and cream has creamy margined shiny green foliage and grows to approximatly 2m in height.

A plant that gives good foliage colour in winter, coprosma come in many varieties. Plant coprosma in full sun or partial shade. It is ideal as a screening plant in gardens.

The leaves of most species have domatia (pits) that open on the lower leaf surface.

They have not proved as popular as they once were in recent years although the introduction of some colourful new forms (‘fire burst’ and ‘county park plum’) may change when growers realise how attractive these actually are. It’s easy to understand why mirror bush plant is also known as looking glass plant and creeping mirror plant, among other “shiny” names. The botanical name is coprosma repens, however it is the many cultivars that offer gardeners the best foliage colour.

The plant list includes 209 scientific plant names of species rank for the genus coprosma.

David glenny, jane cruickshank, chris morse and jeremy rolfe the key is illustrated with 500 images of species and the features used to identify them and has a factsheet for each species that provides a list of distinct features, comparisons with similar species, description, habitat and distribution details, and references to literature. Mirror plant (coprosma repens) is an evergreen shrub suitable for growing in usda plant hardiness zones 8 through 11. Coprosma green & gold 1.

The sahara™ coprosmas are bold and brilliant.

Of these 116 are accepted species names. And in positions with high wind or salt spray. Except near the coast, where it can take full sun, coprosma repens.

Coprosma is in the rubiaceae family and is therefore a relative of coffee.

They are shrubs or small trees and have opposite leaves. Grow coprosm in rich garden soil; Lush, vigorous and stunning, these coprosmas can be planted at any time.

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