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Products > Coprosma 'Pina Colada' PP21,032
 
Coprosma 'Pina Colada' PP21,032 - Pina Colada Mirror Bush
   

 
Habit and Cultural Information
Category: Shrub
Family: Rubiaceae (Madders)
Origin: New Zealand (Australasia)
Evergreen: Yes
Red/Purple Foliage: Yes
Yellow/Chartreuse Foliage: Yes
Variegated Foliage: Yes
Flower Color: NA
Bloomtime: Not Significant
Parentage: (C. 'Tequila Sunrise' sport)
Height: 4-5 feet
Width: 3-4 feet
Exposure: Cool Sun/Light Shade
Seaside: Yes
Irrigation (H2O Info): Medium Water Needs
Winter Hardiness: 20-25 F
Coprosma 'Pina Colada' PP21,032 (Pina Colada Mirror Bush) - A very colorful evergreen upright-growing shrub to 4 feet tall and as wide with striking glossy wavy-margined leaves that are a distinct yellow-gold color with deep red-orange edges and with enhanced orange to red coloration in the cooler weather of winter. Flowers are inconspicuous. Plant in full coastal sun to light shade inland in a moderately well-drained soil. Irrigate occasionally to regularly. Hardy to 20-25 F. Most Coprosma tolerate near-seaside conditions and likely this one will too. A great specimen garden plant, alone or in a group or as a dramatic low hedge or container plant. This plant was discovered in the summer of 2006 by Stephen Burton as a branch mutation on Coprosma 'Tequila Sunrise' growing in his nursery in Cambridge, New Zealand. This plant received US Plant Patent 21,032 in June 2010 and is being marketed in the US by the Ball Horticulture Company and Kiora Flora.  The information on this page is based on our research that has been conducted in our nursery library and from online sources as well as from observations made of this plant as it grows in the nursery, in the nursery's garden, and in other gardens where it has been observed. We also incorporate comments received from others and always appreciate getting feedback of any kind from those who have additional information, particularly if this information is contrary to what we have written or includes additional cultural tips that might aid others in growing  Coprosma 'Pina Colada' PP21,032.