Add lush foliage to your garden with an evergreen, rainforest native shrub. This Lilly Pilly is a compact plant that produces glossy, deep green leaves with cherry red new growth and fluffy white flowers in summer that attract bees and native birds. Edible berries follow, which are great for jams and jellies. It is excellent as an ornamental tree and the dense nature of the foliage makes it great for hedging and topiary.
|Size — 200mm|
|Growth Width — 1.5m|
|Growth Height — 2.5m|
|Flower Colour — White|
|Light Requirements — Full sun, Part Shade|
|Soil Requirements — Clay soil, Sandy soil, Special potting mix, Well drained soil|
To plant, choose a position with well drained soil. Apply a small amount of well composted, organic matter to the soil before you plant. Be sure to add mulch to retain soil moisture. For containers, use a native potting mix. This plant does not like wet feet.
Water this plant regularly. Allow soil to dry out slightly between watering as this plant does not like wet feet.
Prune this plant after flowering to retain shape and encourage new growth.