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Black Cloud Mirror Bush

Coprosma 'Black Cloud'

Item 5135

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USDA Zone:
7-10
Your zone may be too cold for this plant:
6
  • Light Needs
    Full sun to Partial sun
  • Watering Needs
    Requires regular watering in summer- weekly, or more often in extreme heat.
Description:

One of the hardiest of this genus, this fantastic dark-leaved evergreen shrub from New Zealand offers excellent texture and color to the garden. Small, glossy black-purple stained foliage covers the handsomely patterned branched. Its tidy, rounded form is perfect for use as a small hedge, massed in foundation plantings, or featured in containers. Prefers well-drained soil.

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Average Landscape Size
Moderate growing; reaches 3 ft. tall and wide.
Landscape Use
Botanical Name: Coprosma 'Black Cloud'
Deciduous/ Evergreen: Evergreen
Growth Habit: Spreading
Growth Rate: Moderate
Special Feature: Deer Resistant, Dramatic Foliage Color, Waterwise
Foliage Color: Black
Bloom Time: Inconspicious
Flower Color: No
Garden Style: Rustic ,   Contemporary ,   Asian/Zen
Design Ideas: Looks best in group plantings and magnificent when combined with succulents.

Grows easily in average to poor, neutral to slightly acidic, well-drained soils. Water deeply, regularly during the first growing season to establish an extensive root system; once established, reduce frequency. Feed with a general purpose fertilizer before new growth begins in spring. For a tidy, neat appearance, prune annually to shape.

History

In the South Pacific and New Zealand, indigenous peoples use the wood and inner bark of coprosma as a yellow dye that requires no mordant. The leaves are used for an antibacterial wound poultice. Seeds are ground as a coffee substitute.

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