Plants in 5 cm pots
A low-growing, open evergreen shrub. Leaves are quite glossy green, with a distinctive red margin., and the branches are almost black. It has White flowers in very dense bunches in early summer. Tolerates dry conditions. Best in well-drained soil. Avoid hard pruning. Evergreen. Very cold hardy.
In the wild it is found in alpine and subalpine areas in the drier mountains of Marlborough, and adjacent parts of Canterbury and Nelson
- Growth Rate: Medium
- Height after 5 years: 0.5m
- Height when mature: 0.5m