Syzygium paniculatum ‘Lillyput’ – Lilly Pilly

A small to medium shrub with medium sized glossy dark green foliage and pink to red new growth that is a distinguishing feature of this cultivar. Medium sized white flowers are followed by magenta fruits. A great feature, screen, hedge or topiary plant that is also good for pots.  The fruit is edible and can be made into jams. This variety is prone to psyllid damage.

Family : Myrtaceae
Cultivar Name: Lillyput
Plant Type : Large shrub
Width : 2
Flowering Time : Summer
Soil Type : 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 : Street tree, Decorative fruit, Erosion control, Pollution tolerant, Playground friendly
Scientific Name: Syzygium paniculatum
Common Name : Lilly Pilly
Height : 2
Flower Color : White
pH Level : Neutral
Plant Environment : Low maintenance garden, Poolside, Container growing
Light : Sunny, Light shade
Lifespan : Perennial
Frost Tolerance : Tolerates light frost
Attracts Wildlife : Bees, Nectar eating birds, Seed eating birds, Butterflies, Other insects