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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.

LOPHOMYRTUS

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

 

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 - 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 x ralphii 'Kathryn'

LOPHOMYRTUS x ralphii 'Kathryn'  >

Deep purple bullate foliage
£14.50 each
Gift Wrapping available on this plant

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
Multibuy Any 3+ £12.00 each
£14.50 each
Gift Wrapping available on this plant

LOPHOMYRTUS x ralphii 'Pixie'

LOPHOMYRTUS x ralphii 'Pixie'  >

Small rounded leaves which are an exceptional deep maroon in winter
Multibuy Any 3+ £12.00 each
£14.50 each
Gift Wrapping available on this plant

LOPHOMYRTUS x ralphii 'Red Dragon'

LOPHOMYRTUS x ralphii 'Red Dragon'  >

New shoots brilliant red maturing to darker red
£14.50 each
Gift Wrapping available on this plant

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