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Lophomyrtus ralphii “Red Dragon” (Red Dragon Myrtle)

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Lophomyrtus ralphii “Red Dragon” (Red Dragon Myrtle)

$6.60

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Description

Description:

Evergreen shrub with small pointed, textured leaves, pinkish red when young, maturing to burgundy red, intensifying to blackish red in winter. White flowers in summer, to 1 cm across, followed by dark red berries. ‘Red dragon’ is one of several cultivars of Lophomyrtus x ralphii, a hybrid of the New Zealand native species Lophomyrtus bullata (ramarama) and Lophomyrtus obcordata (rohutu).

Prefers a sunny or partially shaded position in any well-drained, fertile soil. Avoid very dry or exposed sites. Tolerates moderate frosts, but may need some frost protection when young. Responds well to clipping.

Brilliant, fine-textured foliage plant. Excellent for hedging purposes. Cut stems are suitable for floral art.

  • Growth Rate: Moderate
  • Max Height: 150 cm
  • Size: 1.5m – 2m or hedged smaller
  • Position: Sunny, well drained soi

Additional information

Weight .186 kg
Dimensions 5 × 5 × 5 cm