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Coprosma 'Hawera'

Sand Coprosma, Coprosma acerosa, Tataraheke

The average plant height is 5 cm
The average plant height is 5 cm
The average plant height is 5 cm

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Suited to regions:All regions
Plant type:Groundcovers
Height:40 cm
Spread:1.50 m
Flowering time:
Tolerances:Coastal, Extended dry periods, Hardy, Wind
Garden uses:Banks, Borders, Ground covering, Living areas, Paths & Steps, Pool areas
Garden styles:Backyard, City & Courtyard, Coastal, Frontyard, Modern, Native, Rock
Easy to grow?Yes
Maintenance requirementsLow
Growth rateMedium

Coprosma 'Hawera' Details

Coprosma acerosa ‘Hawera’ is a NZ native shrub that grows naturally in coastal locations. This Sand Coprosma grows as a tightly tangled mound of small, orange stems bearing small, green leaves. This evergreen is fast growing and requires only the odd trim to encourage fresh, new growth. It grows as a mound to about 40 cm tall and 1.5 m wide, performing best when grown in full sun or partial shade on a well-drained site. It tolerates dry periods, frost, wind, coastal conditions, and will grow well in almost any location that has good drainage. Coprosma ‘Hawera’ is commonly mass planted either as a groundcover or on a bank, included in rock or coastal gardens, or planted along the edge of a wall or path where it can to spill over the edge.

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