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Lophomyrtus ralphii Black Stallion

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Wantirna
C3, Specials
C5, A8, Indoor
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Wantirna
C3, Specials
Size: 14cm
Available: 37
$/Unit (EX GST): $5.56 ex GST
$/Unit (INC GST): $6.12 inc GST
C5, A8, Indoor
Size: 14cm
Available: 24
$/Unit (EX GST): $7.04 ex GST
$/Unit (INC GST): $7.74 inc GST
Botanical Name: Common Names:
Lophomyrtus ralphii Black Stallion Bubbleleaf, Ramarama,

Native: Foliage Type:
No Evergreen

Plant Type: Plant Habit:
Shrubs Dense, Shrub Like

Description:
Hardy evergreen shrub from New Zealand with shiny, green new growth that matures to striking deep purple foliage. Foliage intensifies to red in the cooler months Contrasts well against traditional green plants and works well as a low to medium hedge. Creamy, white flowers appear in late Spring through to summer. Grows approx 1.5m tall x 70cm wide.

Mature Height: Mature Width:
1-2m 60cm-1m

Position: Soil Type:
Full Sun, Semi Shade Any, Well Drained

Landscape Use(s)
Borders / Shrubbery, Coastal Garden, Courtyard, Feature, Foliage Feature / Colour, Formal Garden, Low Water Garden, Mass Planting, Rockery, Topiary / Espalier, Container / Pot

Pests & Diseases: Generally trouble free

Cultural Notes: Water well until established. Tip prune regularly to maintain density and desired shape.

Plant Care
Annual slow release fertiliser, Keep moist during dry periods, Mulch well

Family Name: Origin:
Myrtaceae PacificIslands

Characteristics
Foliage Colour: Black, Purple, Red
Flower Colour: Cream
Flower Fragrant: No
Flowering Season: Spring, Summer
Fruit: Insignificant

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