SpecificationsCherry Surprise is a naturally compact, extremely hardy lilly pilly with striking bright red new growth that contrasts superbly with the older green foliage. Small cream flowers appear in spring and summer. Perfect for hedging, screening or topiary. Can withstand light frost and is drought tolerant as well as psyllid resistant. Mulch well after planting and water well in dry weather. Prune lightly after flowering to maintain as a dense hedge. Fertilize with slow release fertilizer in late winter and early autumn.
Common Name Lilly Pilly Plant Type Coastal, Hedge, Native Australian Plant, Outdoor, Perennial, Shrub Range No Dimensions 3m high x 1.5m wide Sunlight Full Sun Bird/Wildlife Attracting Yes Australian Native Yes Deciduous No Evergreen Yes Flower Colour Cream Foliage Colour Green, Red Planting Season Spring, Summer Flowering Season Spring Botanical Genus Acmena Botanical Species smithii minor Flower Type Terminal Clusters Foliage Type Lanceolate - Pointed At Both Ends Market Name Cherry Surprise (PBR) Width 150 cm Height 300 cm
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