LOPHOMYRTUS x ralphii 'Pixie'

Small rounded leaves which are an exceptional deep maroon in winter
Further Reading....
  • Evergreen
    Small, roundish leaves to 7mm (¼in) long
  • White
  • Height
    1m (39in)
  • Spread
    75cm (30in)
  • Dwarf shrub
    Typically only grows to a maximum of one or two feet in height but there will be some exceptions.
  • Hedge
    Ideal for hedging
    Suitable as a low hedge
  • 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
  • Partial shade

LOPHOMYRTUS x ralphii 'Pixie'

 
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  • Additional Features
    Architectural interest
    Pests & Diseases
    Trouble free
    Place of origin
    Garden origin.
  • Garden Location/Conditions
    Australian / New Zealand
    Patio / pot plants
    Suitable for small gardens
  • Hardiness
    Frost hardy (down to -5)
  • Leaf margin
    Entire
    (see photos above)
  • Leaf shape
    Orbicular
    (see photos above)
  • Pruning group
    Pruning group 1
    Suitable for: Deciduous and evergreen trees, and some deciduous shrubs.
    Pruning: Minimal pruning required. Prune wayward or crossing branches to maintain a healthy framework.
    When: When dormant in the late winter/early spring. Some in the summer/autumn to prevent bleeding of sap.

    RHS group 1
  • Scented Plants
    Scented flowers
  • Seasonal Interest
    Autumn
    Spring
    Summer
    Winter
  • Soil Conditions
    Fertile moist well-drained soil
    Humus-rich
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Lophomyrtus - Growing Guide
1m (39in)
Dwarf Shrub - guide for size not form Watering Can
  75cm (30in)
 

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