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Syzygium australe Garden Lights

Botanical Name: Common Names:
Syzygium australe Garden Lights Dwarf Lilly Pilly, Brush Cherry, Scrub Cherry, Creek Lilly,
Native: Foliage Type:
Yes Evergreen
Plant Type: Plant Habit:
Hedging / Screening, Shrubs, Trees Dense, Shrub Like

Dwarf form of Lilly Pilly growing to 1.5m. Dense, dark green foliage bursts into bright red from late autumn through to spring. Summer brings fluffy white flowers followed by small magenta coloured berries. This is a psyllid free variety. An easy choice for a low hedge, edging, and containers.

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

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

Landscape Use(s)
Bird Attracting, Borders / Shrubbery, Bush Tucker, Courtyard, Feature, Foliage Feature / Colour, Formal Garden, Habitat, Hedging / Screening, Low Water Garden, Mass Planting, Rockery, Topiary / Espalier, Tropical Garden, Container / Pot

Pests & Diseases: Generally trouble free

Cultural Notes:

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

Family Name: Origin:
Myricaceae Australia

Foliage Colour: Green, Red
Flower Colour: White
Flower Fragrant: No
Flowering Season: Summer
Fruit: Yes

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