EUCRYPHIA lucida 'Pink Cloud'

Commonly known as Brush bush, Leatherwood

Pink flowers with crimson centre
Further Reading....
  • Evergreen
    Oblong-lance-shaped leaves to 5cm (2in) long.
  • Shades of pink
    All shades of pink through to Carmine (red)
  • Height
    8m (26ft)
  • Spread
    4m (13ft)
  • Tall Shrub
    Eventually a small, densely branched 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
    Ensure roots are shaded. Shelter from cold drying winds.

EUCRYPHIA lucida 'Pink Cloud'

 
  • Additional Features
    Good to know
    Wildlife plant - insects, butterflies.
    Pests & Diseases
    None.
    Place of origin
    Australia (Tasmania). From a wild population of E. lucida
  • Flower Shape
    Saucer-shaped
    To 5cm (2in) across
  • Hardiness
    Frost hardy (down to -5)
  • Leaf margin
    Entire
    (see photos above)
  • Leaf shape
    Lanceolate
    (see photos above)
    Oblong
    (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 flowers
  • Seasonal Interest
    Autumn
    Summer
  • Soil Conditions
    Fertile moist well-drained soil
    Neutral to acid soil
  • Tree Shape
    Broadly columnar
  • Wildlife
    Bee friendly
    Butterfly friendly
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8m (26ft)
Tall Shrub - guide for size not form Average Person
  4m (13ft)
 

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