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Hoheria sexstylosa 'Stardust'
Hoheria sexstylosa 'Stardust'
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Description

Native to the forests of New Zealand, Hoheria sexstylosa 'Stardust' is an upright, evergreen shrub with glossy green leaves and masses of pure-white flowers from mid to late summer. These flowers are particularly eye-catching against the green foliage and once established make this a stunning garden plant.

Supplied Size: 3L pots (30 - 50 cm tall)


  • Position: Sheltered position in full sun or light, dappled shade.
  • Soil: Well drained, fertile soil.
  • Hardiness: Reasonably hardy. Hoheria sexstylosa 'Stardust' requires shelter from cold winter winds and can drop some leaves in cold winters.
  • Flowering Period: July - August.
  • Rate of Growth: Moderate.
  • Habit: Hoheria sexstylosa 'Stardust' grows to be an upright, densely branching large shrub or eventually, small tree.
    • Height: 6 - 8 m (20 - 26 ft)
    • Spread: 4 - 6 m (13 - 20 ft)
  • Notes: We have a specimen of Hoheria sexstylosa 'Stardust', planted in the woodland garden surrounding our nursery. At 12 years old, it had reached a height of 4 m, a spread of 3 m and is shown in the photos below.

 


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