Pseudowintera colorata
  • Pseudowintera colorata
  • Pseudowintera colorata
  • Pseudowintera colorata

Pseudowintera colorata

Available Summer 2018

An unusual evergreen plant native to the South Island of New Zealand, Pseudowintera colorata has leaves which are creamy-white in colour with the younger leaves dashed with pink and red.

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Quantity

  £6.95 P&P for ANY number of plants to most of UK.

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An unusual evergreen plant native to the South Island of New Zealand, Pseudowintera colorata has leaves which are creamy-white in colour with the younger leaves dashed with pink and red. In late spring delicate and very pretty star-shaped, creamy-yellow flowers appear on the underside of the branches.

Pseudowintera colorata is a lovely garden shrub with handsome, colourful leaves.


  • Position: Sheltered with full sun or light, dappled shade.
  • Soil: Well drained, neutral or acid soil.
  • Hardiness: Somewhat hardy. Pseudowintera colorata requires shelter from cold winter winds and prefers a mild, warm climate.
  • Flowering Period: April.
  • Flower Colour: Creamy yellow
  • Rate of Growth: Slow.
  • Habit: Pseudowintera colorata grows to be a small or eventually medium sized branching shrub.
    • Height: 1.5 m (5 ft)
    • Spread: 1.5 m (5 ft)
  • Notes: Pseudowintera colorata requires protection from severe frost.

Data sheet

How Much Sun
Full Sun, Partial or Dappled Shade
Eventual Size
Shrub - Medium (5 - 10 ft tall)
Growing Conditions
Special: Coastal Areas
Special Features
Evergreen, Flowering Season - Spring (March - May), Leaf Colour - Gold/Yellow, To grow in a pot

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