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Syzygium hybrida Little Pilly

Botanical Name: Common Names:
Syzygium hybrida Little Pilly Dwarf Lilly Pilly,
Native: Foliage Type:
Yes Evergreen
Plant Type: Plant Habit:
Hedging / Screening, Shrubs Dense, Shrub Like

A super compact and dwarf form of Lilly Pilly. The aptly named 'Little Pilly' is excellent for low hedging, forming a dense display of 1 to 1.5m in height. 'Little Pilly' is loved for its foliage, with lovely flushed pink tones appearing on the new growth. These make for a stunning colour display against green backdrops. With a strong resistance to pests and diseases, 'Little Pilly' makes a hardy and reliable choice for Australian gardens. This variety is dry tolerant once established and performs very well in sunny locations. 'Little Pilly' can be pruned to shape if desired. Low hedging Prune to shape as a feature in a container Formal gardens - hedging with a native twist Small gardens Native gardens Colour displays for hot and sunny locations

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

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

Landscape Use(s)
Borders / Shrubbery, Coastal Garden, Courtyard, Feature, Foliage Feature / Colour, Formal Garden, Hedging / Screening, Low Water Garden, Shady Garden, Tropical Garden, Container / Pot, Under Trees

Pests & Diseases: Generally trouble free

Cultural Notes:

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

Family Name: Origin:
Myrtaceae Australia

Foliage Colour: Green, Pink
Flower Colour: Insignificant
Flower Fragrant: No
Flowering Season: N/A
Fruit: Insignificant

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