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Drimys lanceolata 'Suzette'
Drimys lanceolata 'Suzette'
Drimys lanceolata 'Suzette'
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Available Summer 2017 - This fascinating cultivar is named after one of the owners of Bluebell Nursery, Suzette Vernon and has aromatic, cream variegated leaves and dark, purple-red stems. The cream variegation is very pretty, appearing almost as though the dark green leaves have been splashed with a creamy-yellow paint. Drimys lanceolata 'Suzette' also has pretty, white flowers in April and May.

Supplied Size: Sorry, now sold out.If you are interested in this plant please email us at or call our office on (01530) 413700 and we will contact you when it is available.

  • Position: Full sun or partial shade.
  • Soil: Moist, fertile soil.
  • Hardiness: Reasonably hardy. Drimys lanceolata 'Suzette' requires shelter from cold winter winds and may require protection in exceptionally cold winters.
  • Flowering Period: April - May.
  • Flower Colour: Creamy white
  • Rate of Growth: Slow.
  • Habit: Drimys lanceolata 'Suzette' grows to be a medium sized, densely branching shrub.
    • Height: 2.5 m (8 ft).
    • Spread: 2.5 m (8 ft).
  • Notes: This plant is particularly suitable for coastal areas. A specimen of Drimys lanceolata 'Suzette', planted in the woodland garden surrounding our nursery had reached a height of 1.8 m and a spread of 1.5 m after 10 years.


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