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All Flower APR-MAY

The zigzagging (divaricating) branches give it the common name of wire-netting bush.

Genus of 3 species of evergreen shrubs ocurring in forests and rocky areas in New Zealand.

Further Reading....

  • Evergreen - shrubs. Clusters of small, star-shaped flowers followed by colourful autumn fruits.
  • Full sun - shelter from cold drying winds
  • Additional Features - Good to know - - can be used as a hedge in warmer coastal conditions.
  • Pests & Diseases - none.
  • Place of origin - New Zealand.
  • Resistant to honey fungus - These plants have little or few problems with honey fungus.
  • Garden Location/Conditions - Coastal / windswept -
  • Patio / pot plants
  • Soil Conditions - Fertile well drained soil -
Corokia - Growing Guide

Buy Varieties of COROKIA

COROKIA buddlejoides

COROKIA buddlejoides  >

Commonly known as: Korokio.
Slender long green leathery leaves which are silvery-white underneath. Small yellow star-like flowers and dark red fruits
Multibuy Any 3+ £11 each
£13.50 each
Gift Wrapping available on this plant

COROKIA cotoneaster

COROKIA cotoneaster  >

Commonly known as: Wire netting bush.
Small silvery-grey leaves which are nicely offset against black stems. Branches grow into a tangled mass hence the common name for this plant. Yellow flowers and black berries
Multibuy Any 3+ £11 each
£13.50 each
Gift Wrapping available on this plant

COROKIA x virgata 'Sunsplash'

COROKIA x virgata 'Sunsplash'  >

Commonly known as: Wire-netting bush.
Creamy coloured leaves with splashes of green and pink, silver felted underneath
Multibuy Any 3+ £11 each
£13.50 each
Gift Wrapping available on this plant

COROKIA x virgata 'Yellow Wonder'

COROKIA x virgata 'Yellow Wonder'  >

Commonly known as: Wire-netting bush.
Starry yellow flowers and berries, narrow bronzy leaves with silver undersides
Multibuy Any 3+ £11 each
£13.50 each
Gift Wrapping available on this plant

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