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Coprosma 'Hot Chocolate' (Mirror Bush)

The average plant height is 20 cm
The average plant height is 30 cm

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Suited to regions:All regions
Plant type:Shrubs
Height:2.00 m
Spread:1.50 m
Flowering time:
Tolerances:Coastal, Hardy, Wind
Garden uses:Containers, Hedging, Living areas, Ponds, Pool areas
Garden styles:Alpine, Backyard, City & Courtyard, Coastal, Formal, Frontyard, Japanese, Mediterranean, Modern, Native, Riparian
Easy to grow?Yes
Maintenance requirementsLow
Growth rateMedium

Coprosma 'Hot Chocolate' (Mirror Bush) Details

“Hot Chocolate” is a NZ native, evergreen shrub that carries large, glossy, chocolate brown leaves. The leaf colouring intensifies as winter progresses. It typically grows to 2 m tall and 1.5 m wide, though can be trimmed as necessary. “Hot Chocolate” grows best when planted in full sun or partial shade on a well-drained site though most intense colouring occurs in full sun. This hardy plant hardy plant that will tolerate dry soils, frost, cold environments, and coastal conditions. It is commonly used as a hedge, included in coastal gardens, maintained in a container, or planted around outdoor living areas. Landscape gardeners often use this Coprosma to provide an impressive colour contrast. For hedging space plants 60-75 cm apart.

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