Hoheria sexstylosa 'Stardust'
(Lacebark or Ribbonwood) 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.
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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.
Hoheria sexstylosa 'Stardust' will generally grow best in a sunny position, sheltered from strong winds.
- 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 arboretum 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.
- How Much Sun
- Full Sun, Light Shade
- Eventual Size
- Shrub - Large (3m+), Tree - Small (4m - 8m)
- Growing Conditions
- Site: Coastal Areas, Soil: Acid
- Special Features
- Evergreen, Flowers in Summer, Suitable for Containers, Screening/Hedge