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Coprosma repens Sahara Ruby

Botanical Name: Common Names:
Coprosma repens Sahara Ruby Mirror Bush, Shiny Leaf,
Native: Foliage Type:
No Evergreen
Plant Type: Plant Habit:
Hedging / Screening, Shrubs Dense, Shrub Like, Upright

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™ Ruby has bright red foliage with chocolate brown-black 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:

Plant Care
Annual slow release fertiliser

Family Name: Origin:
Rubiaceae Australia

Foliage Colour: Black, Brown, 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