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Coprosma repens Sahara Jewel

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Wantirna
B6
Size: 17cm
Available: 5
$/Unit (EX GST): $13.60 ex GST
$/Unit (INC GST): $14.96 inc GST
Botanical Name: Common Names:
Coprosma repens Sahara Jewel Mirror Bush, Shiny Leaf,

Native: Foliage Type:
No Evergreen

Plant Type: Plant Habit:
Hedging / Screening, Shrubs Dense, Shrub Like, Upright

Description:
The Sahara™ Coprosmas are bold and brilliant. They are colourful, year round show-stoppers, with the foliage changing colour with the seasons. Colours are more intense in Winter, perfect for when there is little other colour in the garden. Lush, vigorous and stunning, they can be planted at any time. Best of all, these are super-low-maintenance plants. Sahara™ Jewel has brilliant bronze-black foliage with a bright orange-red centre.

Mature Height: Mature Width:
60cm-1m 60cm-1m

Position: Soil Type:
Full Sun Loam, Sandy, Well Drained

Landscape Use(s)
Balcony / Roof, Borders / Shrubbery, Coastal Garden, Foliage Feature / Colour, Formal Garden, Hedging / Screening, Mass Planting, Container / Pot

Pests & Diseases: Caterpillars

Cultural Notes: Coprosmas in general are fairly low maintenance plants. They may require light pruning to maintain shape. Cold tolerance: down to -5°C, front line salt tolerant for coastal gardens, prefer a well drained and an annual feed with a slow release fertilizer. Information and Images courtesy of Anthony Tesselaar.

Plant Care
Annual slow release fertiliser

Family Name: Origin:
Rubiaceae Australia

Characteristics
Foliage Colour: Black, Brown, Orange, Red, Variegated
Flower Colour: Insignificant
Flower Fragrant: No
Flowering Season: N/A
Fruit: Insignificant

Requirements Tolerances
Growth Rate: Moderate
Maintenance Level: Low
Water Usage: Medium / Moderate
Drought: Medium / Moderate
Frost: Moderate
Wind: High
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