Acmena smithii ‘Moonlight Flame’ – Lilly Pilly

The brightly coloured variegated foliage is the key feature of this excellent form of Acmena smithii. It makes a superb low growing hedge or as a feature shrub in a garden bed or pot. Give it a light trim and a handful of general purpose fertiliser every spring to keep it looking good.

Family : Myrtaceae
Cultivar Name: Moonlight Flame
Plant Type : Small shrub
Width : 1
Flowering Time : Spring
Soil Type : Sandy, Loamy, Sandy loam, Clay loam, Potting mix
Climate Zone : Sub-tropical, Warm temperate, Cool temperate
Growth Habit : Dense foliage, Variegated
Soil Moisture : Dry, Well-drained, Moist moderate drainage
Special Uses : Cut flower, Erosion control, Pipe and drain friendly
Scientific Name: Acmena smithii
Common Name : Lilly Pilly
Height : 1.5
Flower Color : White
pH Level : Acid, Neutral, Alkaline
Plant Environment : Low maintenance garden, Courtyard, Poolside, Container growing, Coastal garden, Drought resistant
Light : Sunny, Light shade
Lifespan : Perennial
Frost Tolerance : Tolerates light frost
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