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botanical name:
Coprosma 'Evening Glow'
Coprosma 'Evening Glow' © Deeproot Plant Base
common name:  Mirror plant
family:  Rubiaceae
characteristics: shrub, evergreen
height: 1.50m
width: 1.00m
growth rate: medium
growth habit: bushy
leaf colour: multicoloured
flower colour:
main season: All Year
aspect: full sun, part shade
conditions: moist soil, coastal
preferred soil pH: neutral
minimum temp: -2°C
USDA zone: 9 to 10
Attractive small evergreen shrub with glossy, ovate to obovate, irregularly variegated green and yellow leaves, becoming orange-red tinted from autumn through to spring, giving a striking colour effect. Inconspicuous flowers.

Rather tender, needing a warm position or best grown in a conservatory or cool greenhouse for winter protection. Moist, well drained, reasonably fertile neutral to slightly acid soil. Sun or part shade.

Border in mild locations or an excellent patio plant.

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