DRIMYS lanceolata

Commonly known as Aromatica, Mountain pepper

(Tasmania lanceolata) - star-like yellow flowers, borne on bright red stems
Further Reading....
  • Evergreen
    Deep-red shoots leathery, glossy, dark-green leaves to 8cm (3in) long.
  • Cream
  • Height
    4m (13ft)
  • Spread
    2.5m (8ft)
  • Tall Shrub
    Dense, upright shrub or small tree
  • 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
    Shelter from cold drying winds

DRIMYS lanceolata

 
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  • Additional Features
    Pests & Diseases
    None.
    Place of origin
    Southeastern Australia, Tasmania.
  • Flower Shape
    Star-shaped
    1.5cm (½in) across in clusters of 7-18
  • Garden Location/Conditions
    Woodland garden
  • Hardiness
    Frost hardy (down to -5)
  • Leaf margin
    Entire
    (see photos above)
  • Leaf shape
    Elliptic
    (see photos above)
    Lanceolate
    (see photos above)
  • Pruning group
    Pruning group 5
    Suitable for: Evergreen shrubs that require minimal pruning.
    Action: Trim or lightly cut back shoots that spoil symmetry. Deadhead regularly.
    When: Annually after flowering.

    RHS group 8
  • Scented Plants
    Scented foliage
  • Seasonal Interest
    Autumn
    Spring
    Summer
    Winter
  • Soil Conditions
    Fertile moist well-drained soil
  • Tree Shape
    Broadly columnar
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Cold weather damage to evergreen plants
Drimys - Growing Guide
4m (13ft)
Tall Shrub - guide for size not form Average Person
  2.5m (8ft)
 

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