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6th January 2021. In line with the current government lockdown rules, Burncoose Nurseries is closed to visitors. However at present we are able to offer click and collect to local customers. This will be weekdays only, not weekends. Mail order is continuing as normal. However please allow extra time for the couriers to deliver, once despatched from us. Sorry to say that some depots are experiencing high volumes of traffic, also staff shortages.


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


Further Reading....

  • Evergreen - broadly oblong leaves usually 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. Flowers 1cm (½in) wide followed by dark black-red berries.
  • 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 - Pests & Diseases - - red spider if in greenhouse.
  • Place of origin - garden origin
  • Flower Shape - Cup-shaped -
  • Hardiness - Frost hardy (down to -5) -
  • 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 - Summer -
  • Soil Conditions - Fertile well drained soil -
  • Tree Shape - Rounded to broadly columnar -
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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LOPHOMYRTUS x ralphii 'Kathryn'

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Deep purple bullate foliage
£14.50 each
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LOPHOMYRTUS x ralphii 'Little Star'

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A very attractive dome-shaped small shrub with dense tiny white, pink and green leaves
Multibuy Any 3+ £12.00 each
£14.50 each
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LOPHOMYRTUS x ralphii 'Pixie'

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Small rounded leaves which are an exceptional deep maroon in winter
Multibuy Any 3+ £12.00 each
£14.50 each
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LOPHOMYRTUS x ralphii 'Red Dragon'

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New shoots brilliant red maturing to darker red
£14.50 each
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