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Genus of 68 species of evergreen shrubs and small trees found in tropical and subtropical regions, but primarily in Australia, where they grow in dry, open forest, thickets and scrub.

Further Reading....

  • Evergreen - shrubs and small trees.
  • Tall Shrub
  • Will grow outside in milder locations - This could include plants which would survive happily in a greenhouse or conservatory if not in a mild location. If you have a sheltered spot in your garden then it may do well here. - - if growing in greenhouse use loam based compost - full light
  • Full sun
  • Additional Features - Good to know - - grown for the foliage. Leaves are dotted with glands and are scattered along the stems.
  • Pests & Diseases - red spider mites in greenhouse conditions.
  • Place of origin - Australia
  • Hardiness - Frost hardy (down to -5) -
  • Soil Conditions - Fertile moist well-drained soil -

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DODONEA viscosa 'Purpurea'

DODONEA viscosa 'Purpurea'  >

Commonly known as: Hop bush.
Oblong crinkled leaves with a purplish appearance
£15.50 each 
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Available late spring to early summer 2022 - Spring according to the Met Office is defined as March 1st - May 31st. Therefore late spring is mid-April onwards. This is not a guaranteed date but an estimate and subject to availability.

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