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Coprosma repens 'Golden Star' PP28272 Plant propagation prohibited

WAX WINGS™ GOLD MIRROR BUSH

Breeder
Buy Wax Wings™ Lime Mirror Bush online. Enjoy color all year long with super glossy Wax Wings™ Gold Mirror Bush. This New Zealand native is ideal for evergreen hedging, groundcover, and specimen plantings. Golden foliage is splashed with a bold green center, and glowing orange tones appear on the margins during cool weather. Though quite tender, this vigorous shrub makes a nice choice for seasonal color in cold climates and can be brought indoors and grown as a houseplant in winter.

Height:

1-3 Feet

Spread:

2-3 Feet

Hardiness Zone:

9-11

What's My Hardiness Zone?

Plant Characteristics

Bark Color*
  • Tan
Bark Type*
  • Smooth
Brand*
  • Proven Winners
Cultural Information*
  • Leaf Spot - High Resistance
  • Root Rot - Moderate Resistance
  • Leaf Scorch - High Resistance
  • Powdery Mildew - High Resistance
Growth Habit*
  • Compact Growing
Growth Rate*
  • Medium
Leaf Color Fall*
  • Light Yellow/Brilliant Yellow
  • Green
  • Orange/Brilliant Orange
  • Multi/Variegated
Leaf Color Spring*
  • Green
  • Orange
  • Multi/Variegated
  • Dark Yellow/Gold
Leaf Color Summer*
  • Green
  • Multi/Variegated
  • Dark Yellow/Gold
  • Orange
Leaf Color Winter*
  • Copper/Bronze
  • Dark Green
  • Multi/Variegated
  • Dark Yellow/Gold
Leaf Type*
  • Evergreen
Nature Assets*
  • Deer Resistant
Plant Type*
  • Tropical
Preferred Planting Season*
  • Spring Planting
  • Fall Planting
Preferred Soil Conditions*
  • Drought Tolerant
  • Average
  • Low Water Use
  • Adapts Well to Most Soil Types
  • Well-Drained
Propagation Methods*
  • Cuttings or Divisions
Season of Interest*
  • Late Summer/Early Autumn
  • Early Spring
  • Winter
  • Summer
  • Spring
  • Fall
  • Late Spring/Early Summer
  • Year-Round
Sun Exposure*
  • Prefers Full Sun in Northern States
  • Prefers Full Sun in Southern States
Uses*
  • Groundcover
  • Border Plant
  • Accent Plant
  • Landscape Specimen
  • Rock Gardens
  • Mass Planting
 

Homeowner Growing & Maintenance

Crocosma is easy to grow and adapts to most conditions, however it is considered an annual and tropical in hardiness zones 8 and below. Feed once a year with a slow release fertilizer. To give your plant the best start possible, we include free fertilizer with every order.

Interesting Notes

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