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Mirror plant

Coprosma repens

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Full Sun
Moderate watering
Tender

H1c

RHS hardiness

5°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

8m

Max

3m

40cm

Min

1m

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

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Mirror plant Overview

A low spreading, evergreen shrub or small tree native to New Zealand seashores. Bears leathery, obovate to oblong, glossy, deep green leaves. Insignificant flowers are followed on female plants by small, orange-red fruit in late summer and autumn. This is the species most commonly planted to withstand coastal winds, growing where little else will survive.

How to propagate Mirror plant

Cuttings

By seed in spring and semi-ripe cuttings in late summer.

Seed

Other uses of Mirror plant

Suitable for coastal conditions.

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