Drimys lanceolata 'Suzette'
  • Drimys lanceolata 'Suzette'
  • Drimys lanceolata 'Suzette'
  • Drimys lanceolata 'Suzette'

Drimys lanceolata 'Suzette'

£15.00

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.

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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.


  • 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. 

Data sheet

How Much Sun
Full Sun, Partial or Dappled Shade
Mature Size
Shrub - Medium (5 - 10 ft tall)
Growing Conditions
Special: Coastal Areas, Soil Type: Most Soils (not to fussy)
Special Features
Evergreen, Leaf Colour - Variegated, Ornamental Bark / Colourful Winter Stems, To grow in a pot

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