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Commonly known as New Zealand lacebark
Shrubs from New Zealand which prefer maritime climates.
The name is a latinization of the Maori houhere. Juvenile plants have an upright habit with smaller, more lobed leaves. As the plants age the shoots become more horizontal.
Good to know - grown for their graceful habit and flowers which attract butterflies.
Pests & Diseases - coral spot(in damp, shady sites)
Place of Origin - New Zealand.
Deciduous - and evergreen trees and shrubs. Lance-shaped to broadly oval toothed leaves. Juvenile foliage, which lasts for many years on young seedlings, might have a metallic cast.
Fertile well drained soil
Neutral to acid soil
Full sun - will not tolerate cold winds.
Flower Shape - Cup-shaped