HOHERIA sexstylosa 'Stardust'

Commonly known as New Zealand lacebark, Ribbonwood

A very floriferous form with a compact upright habit
Further Reading....
  • Evergreen
    Variable, mid-green young leaves become rich-green and neatly toothed as the plant matures.
  • White
  • Height
    3-5m (10-16ft)
  • Spread
    1.5-2.5m (5-8ft)
  • Tall Shrub
    Dense clusters of flowers from an early age.
  • 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
    Protect from cold winds.
  • Partial shade
    Lightly dappled.

HOHERIA sexstylosa 'Stardust'



  • Additional Features
    Good to know
    A Hillier selection named by Roy Lancaster. Side growth can be trimmed to form a small tree. Flowers from an early age. Attractive to butterflies.
    Pests & Diseases
    Coral spot if in damp, shady position
    Place of origin
    New Zealand
    Resistant to honey fungus
    These plants have little or few problems with honey fungus.
  • Flower Shape
    2.5cm (1in) across
  • Hardiness
    Frost hardy (down to -5)
  • Leaf margin
    (see photos above)
  • Leaf shape
    (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
  • Soil Conditions
    Fertile well drained soil
    Neutral to acid soil
  • Wildlife
    Bee friendly
    Butterfly friendly
3-5m (10-16ft)
Tall Shrub - guide for size not form Average Person
  1.5-2.5m (5-8ft)

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