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LOPHOMYRTUS x ralphii 'Kathryn'

Deep purple bullate foliage
Further Reading....

  • Evergreen - broadly oval blistered leaves 1.5-2.5cm (½ to 1in) long.
  • White
  • Height - 1.8-2.5m (6-8ft)
  • Spread - 1.5-2m (5-6½ft)
  • Medium shrub - Typically grow to around 4-6 feet in height - rounded vigorous shrub or small tree of open habit.
  • 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)
  • Partial shade
  • Additional Features - Architectural interest -
  • Good to know - L. bullata x L. obcordata.
  • Pests & Diseases - red spider if in greenhouse
  • Place of origin - garden origin.
  • Hardiness - Frost hardy (down to -5) -
  • Scented Plants - Scented flowers -
  • Seasonal Interest - Summer -
  • Soil Conditions - Fertile well drained soil -
  • Tree Shape - Rounded to broadly columnar -
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Lophomyrtus - Growing Guide
1.8-2.5m (6-8ft)
Medium Shrub - guide for size not form Average Person
  1.5-2m (5-6½ft)
 

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