WAXWING™ Lime

Mirror Bush

Coprosma repens

'NGCOP6'

USPP 29,826

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  • Colorful evergreen
  • Glossy foliage
  • Deer resistant
Description

Dazzling color.

Enjoy color all year long with super glossy Waxwing™ Lime mirror bush. This New Zealand native is ideal for evergreen hedging, groundcover, and specimen plantings. Waxwing Lime coprosma boasts vibrant foliage, each leaf a swirl of green, gold, red, and purple. Though quite tender, this vigorous shrub makes a nice choice for seasonal color in cold climates and can be brought indoors and grown as a houseplant in winter. 

USDA Zone
9 - 11 (20°F/-6.6°C)
Exposure
Full sun, Part sun
Height
1 - 2.5'
Width
3'
Finish Time
1 season
Type
Evergreen
Bloom Time
Spring
Flower Color
Green
Foliage Color
Green, Purple, Red, Yellow
Liner Sizes
2 1/4", 4", Quick Turn

Soil

Good drainage is imperative.

Pruning

Trim or cut back as needed or as landscape role dictates.

Uses

Hedging, groundcover, specimen, containers, mixed borders.

Growing Tips

In cold climates, coprosma is easily grown indoors in average light.