Little Star New Zealand Myrtle

Lophomyrtus x ralphii 'Little Star'

SKU
09099
Small olive-green foliage is dramatically edged in red and cream and excellent for floral arrangements. Plant individually or mix into patio containers or flowering borders. Evergreen.
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Needs regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.

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Average Size at MaturitySlow growing 18 to 24 in. tall and wide.
Bloom TimeSummer
Deciduous/ EvergreenEvergreen
Flower ColorWhite
Foliage ColorGreen
Growth RateSlow
Landscape UseContainer, Hedge, Cutting Garden
Light NeedsFull sun, Partial sun
Soil NeedsTree & Shrub Food
Special FeatureDramatic Foliage Color, Year-round Interest
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsNeeds regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.

Follow a regular watering schedule during the first growing season to establish a deep, extensive root system. Feed with a general purpose fertilizer before new growth begins in spring. For a tidy, neat appearance, shear annually to shape.

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This Plant's Growing Zones: 9 - 11

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