Syzygium australe ‘Opal Maze’ – Lilly Pilly

Syzygium ‘Opal Maze’ is a smaller growing lilly pilly, with finer leaves and a dense habit. It grows to around 3 metres tall and 1-2 metres wide. The foliage is bright green, with orange-red new leaves. A great plant for topiary and hedging, being naturally dense. It responds well to pruning, and can be clipped to a smaller size and shape. It has white puffball flowers in spring, and attracts birds.
Grow in sun or part shade, keep soil moist for best growth.

Family : Myrtaceae
Cultivar Name: Opal Maze
Plant Type : Large shrub
Width : 2
Flowering Time : Spring
Soil Type : Clay, Loamy, Sandy loam, Clay loam, Potting mix
Climate Zone : Sub-tropical, Warm temperate, Cool temperate, Mediterranean
Growth Habit : Evergreen, Dense foliage
Soil Moisture : Well-drained, Moist moderate drainage
Special Uses : Bonsai, Decorative fruit, Erosion control, Fast growing
Scientific Name: Syzygium australe
Common Name : Lilly Pilly
Height : 3
Flower Color : White
pH Level : Acid, Neutral, Alkaline
Plant Environment : Low maintenance garden, Courtyard, Container growing, Coastal garden
Light : Sunny, Light shade
Lifespan : Perennial
Frost Tolerance : Tolerates light frost
Attracts Wildlife : Bees, Nectar eating birds, Seed eating birds, Butterflies, Other insects