Alternanthera Dentata Little Ruby
A compact and vibrant burgundy foliage plant that contrasts beautifully as a lower hedge in a garden bed or around the edge of a container. They tolerate full sun or shade, but the more light the better for depth of colour. They need to be watered enough to stay moist without being too wet. They wilt if too dry but do recover once watered. Can be trimmed back if needed to promote new lush growth. Plants are sold with labels.
A beautiful hedging plant the Japonica is a faster growing variety which suits suits both sun and semi shaded. They can grow to approx. 1-3m and approx. 1.5m width. They can be trimmed to preferred height or used for topiary.
Buxus Korean Micro Micro
Syzigium Backyard Blitz
Syzigium Australe Resilience another popular variety of Lilly Pilly terrific for hedging and screening and topiary. They are fast growing compact growth with lighter green foliage and reddish bronze new leaves .They can grow to approx. 5m height. They are known to be particularly resistant to Psyllids and other pests.
The Vibernum Odoratissimum known as Sweet Vibernum is a hardy evergreen shrub with vibrant green foliage and produce clusters of white flowers in spring. They are suited to a larger hedge or screen, they like full sun or a little shade and do well in warmer climates. They can grow to approx. 4-5m height in the right conditions. They like rich well drained soil and benefit from slow release fertiliser in spring.