Syzygium paniculatum - BACKYARD BLISS - Lilly Pilly

SKU: 9336490032940

Size: 175 mm
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Sale price$21.00

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Description

"Backyard Bliss" Lilly Pilly (Syzygium australe) is the mate you need when space is a squeeze but you're keen for a lush green screen. This dense, medium to large shrub fits snuggly into those tight spots, while flaunting new growth that starts with a bright orange buzz before mellowing into a serene green. Being a top-notch hedging choice in Perth, it's got that lush, shiny foliage and those bonus edible berries that, let's be honest, are more about the looks than the munch.

When it comes to giving "Backyard Bliss" a proper home, you'll want to pop it in the ground with a good dash of soil conditioner, especially if you've got sandy soils. As the temperature rises from Birak (early summer) to Bunuru (late summer), a bit more hydration will keep this beauty in bliss. And if you fancy a trim or a style to keep things neat? No worries, whether it's a light snip or a topiary transformation, it'll handle it with grace.

Botanical Name Syzygium paniculatum
Common Name  Magenta Lilly Pilly
Cultivar Backyard Bliss
Classification
Medium Shrubs
PBR Name
Origin New South Wales
Foliage Evergreen
Height 3 - 4 M
Width 1 M
Light Full sun to part shade
Soil Well-draining sandy/loamy soils improved with soil conditioners.
Water Requirement Deep, consistant watering is ideal while the plant is establishing through hot weather. Once established, it's drought-hardy, but will perform better with regular water through warm weather.
Lifespan Perennial
Flower Colour White
Flower Time Kambarang (late spring) to Birak (early summer)
Toxicity Fruits are edible, though ornamental varieties are bred for their looks, not their taste. Entire plant is considered non-toxic to humans and pets.


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