WHOLESALE Dodonaea Viscosa Purpurea
Dodonaea Viscosa Purpurea is the Purple Hop, Bush, an excellent plant for landscaping. Evergreen and reaching around 3-4m in height, although with much natural variation this species widely found in Australia.
Best grown in full sun, although it will cope in a little shade. A good screening plant and it is easy to prune.
Regarded as drought tolerant once established, however some deep watering when young, and during very dry spells will improve growth.
Also used in the garden border as a a specimen tree. Purple elongated foliage, flowers are insignificant.
Care and Pruning
- Plant Type – Perennial Shrub
- Country of origin – Australia.
- Common Name – Hop Bush, Sticky Hop Bush
- Growth Rate – Medium to Fast
- Evergreen / Deciduous – Evergreen
- Soil – Well drained humus rich
- Position – Full sun to part afternoon shade.
- Height – 4m
- Width – 1m
- Habit – Bushy
Colourful foliage plant for the border, also used as a hedging plant. and for erosion control. Also used for medicinal purposes as well as for making beer, hence the common name ‘Hop Bush’.
Varieties / Cultivars
The species is Dodonea viscosa, a green foliaged variety.
Available from the following Wholesale Nurseries
Available from the following growers
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