Plants by mail order since 1984, over 4100 plants online today!

Menu

My Burncoose

Search

0

Basket

Please click here for latest ordering information. We are having to implement an hourly limit in order numbers due to demand. We are short staffed, so the phone is not being answered as quickly as normal. We are despatching your orders as fast as possible, however there may be a delay of up to two weeks. UK orders only no exports.

Please note once despatched, your delivery may take 1-3 days due to the high volume with the couriers. Your plants will be fine during this time.

Full plant information & availability is shown online.

The nursery is now open to the public between 10am and 4pm. Please follow instructions on site, card payments only, no cash. Click and collect is also available.

THE CAFE & GARDENS ARE CLOSED TO THE PUBLIC UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE
Last updated 14/05/20 10:00.

COVID-19

Sorry, you cannot proceed to the checkout right now as we are having to limit the number of orders we can process each hour. Your basket will be saved for you - we ask that you please try to place your order later, and thank you for your patience

DODONEA viscosa 'Purpurea'

Commonly known as Hop bush

Oblong crinkled leaves with a purplish appearance
Further Reading....

  • Evergreen - elliptic to almost obovate (flat, egg-shaped, broadest above the middle) leaves with irregular, wavy margins. 7-13cm (3-5in) long.
  • Height - 1-5m (3-16ft)
  • Spread - 1-3m (3-10ft)
  • Tall Shrub - vigorous, erect to spreading shrub or small tree. Produces 2- or 3-winged pink to reddish-brown, light brown, purple or yellow capsules 2-2.5cm (¾-1in) across.
  • Half hardy - unheated greenhouse / mild winter - Hardy in coastal and relatively mild parts of the UK except in severe winters and a risk from sudden (early) frosts. May be hardy elsewhere with wall shelter or good micro-climate. Likely to be damaged or killed in cold winters. Plant can withstand temperatures down to -5°C (23°F)
  • Full sun
  • Additional Features - Good to know - - pinch out tips of young shoots to encourage bushy growth. A plant for the cool greenhouse over winter.
  • Pests & Diseases - red spider mites in greenhouse conditions.
  • Place of origin - Australia - and coastal regions in tropics and sub tropics worldwide.
  • Garden Location/Conditions - Coastal / windswept -
  • Hardiness - Frost hardy (down to -5) -
  • Leaf Colour (if not green) - Purple -
  • Seasonal Interest - Autumn -
  • Spring
  • Summer
  • Winter
  • Soil Conditions - Fertile moist well-drained soil -
  • Tree Shape - Broadly columnar -
Jan
Feb
Mar
Apr
May
Jun
Jul
Aug
Sep
Oct
Nov
Dec
Dodonea - Growing Guide
1-5m (3-16ft)
Tall Shrub - guide for size not form Average Person
  1-3m (3-10ft)
 

Share this page

Twitter Facebook Digg
Visit the Caerhays Castle website
Order the 2020 Burncoose Catalogue
Payment methods accepted
watch us on you tube
Visit Burncoose House - Holiday Accommodation
Burncoose Nurseries: Gwennap, Redruth, Cornwall TR16 6BJ
Telephone: +44 (0) 1209 860316 Fax: +44 (0) 1209 860011 Email: info@burncoose.co.uk
© Burncoose Nurseries 1997 - 2020      Website by Forgecom
All plant pictures are copyright © Burncoose Nurseries unless otherwise stated.
No rights are given to download any of our pictures and use them (for personal or professional use) without our consent.