LOPHOMYRTUS

All have white scented myrtle-like flowers and are frost hardy - All Flower AUG-SEPT

Genus of 2 species of evergreen shrubs or small trees from coastal and lowland forest in New Zealand.

Further Reading....
  • Evergreen
  • Dwarf shrub
    Typically only grows to a maximum of one or two feet in height but there will be some exceptions.
  • Medium shrub
    Typically grow to around 4-6 feet in height
    Shrubs or small trees. Flowers are 4-petalled with a boss of prominent stamens. Berries are purple-black to red and are contain many seeds.
  • 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.
    In greenhouse loam based potting - bright filtered light.
  • Partial shade
  • Additional Features
    Good to know
    Grown for their flowers, foliage and fruits.
    Pests & Diseases
    Red spider if in greenhouse
    Place of origin
    New Zealand.
  • Garden Location/Conditions
    Australian / New Zealand
    Patio / pot plants
  • Hardiness
    Frost hardy (down to -5)
  • Soil Conditions
    Fertile well drained soil
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Lophomyrtus - Growing Guide

Buy Varieties of LOPHOMYRTUS

LOPHOMYRTUS bullata 'Matai Bay'

LOPHOMYRTUS bullata 'Matai Bay'

rounded and heavily puckered brownish green leaves. New shoots are bright red maturing to mahogany brown

 
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LOPHOMYRTUS x ralphii 'Kathryn'

LOPHOMYRTUS x ralphii 'Kathryn'

deep purple bullate foliage

 
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LOPHOMYRTUS x ralphii 'Little Star'

LOPHOMYRTUS x ralphii 'Little Star'

a very attractive dome-shaped small shrub with dense tiny white, pink and green leaves

 
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LOPHOMYRTUS x ralphii 'Magic Dragon'

LOPHOMYRTUS x ralphii 'Magic Dragon'

pinkish-green leaves with white margins

 
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LOPHOMYRTUS x ralphii 'Multicolour'

LOPHOMYRTUS x ralphii 'Multicolour'

young shoots rose-pink becoming mottled green and greyish green margined creamy yellow

 
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LOPHOMYRTUS x ralphii 'Pixie'

LOPHOMYRTUS x ralphii 'Pixie'

small rounded leaves which are an exceptional deep maroon in winter

 
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LOPHOMYRTUS x ralphii 'Red Dragon'

LOPHOMYRTUS x ralphii 'Red Dragon'

new shoots brilliant red maturing to darker red

 
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