- Part Sun to Sun
The optimum amount of sun or shade each plant needs to thrive: Full Sun (6+ hours), Part Sun (4-6 hours), Full Shade (up to 4 hours).
- Early Spring
This plant is hardy in zones 9 - 11
Zones are based on the lowest average temperature an area is expected to receive during the winter. They are used to determine whether a plant is likely to be perennial in your area. If your zone is equal to or higher than the zone listed for the plant, it will be hardy for you and thrive in your climate.
My Current Zone
Bold, colorful evergreen.
Enjoy bright, vivid color every day of the year with Wax Wings™ Lime mirror bush. Foliage is glossy in the extreme, and each tiny, curly leaf is a swirling melange of yellow, lime green, and mahogany purple. It's an ideal plant for a low hedge, edging, or mixed with other plants in a colorful flower garden. This very heat tolerant shrub cannot survive winters in areas colder than USDA zone 9, but not to worry: it can be brought indoors for winter and enjoyed as a colorful houseplant in cold climates.
Top reasons to grow Wax Wings™ Lime mirror bush:
- Very colorful evergreen
- Low growing shrub can be used many ways in the landscape
- Can be grown as a houseplant in cold climatesAdaptable As HouseplantFoliage InterestWinter InterestHeat TolerantResists:Deer
CharacteristicsPlant Type:ShrubShrub Type:EvergreenHeight Category:ShortGarden Height:12 - 30 InchesSpacing:36 InchesSpread:36 InchesFlower Colors:GreenFoliage Colors:GreenFoliage Colors:YellowFoliage Shade:VariegatedHabit:MoundedContainer Role:Filler
Plant NeedsLight Requirement:Part Sun to SunLight Requirement:SunMaintenance Category:EasyBlooms On:Old WoodBloom Time:SpringHardiness Zones:9a, 9b, 10a, 10b, 11a, 11bWater Category:AverageSoil Fertility Requirement:Average SoilUses:Border PlantUses:ContainerUses:Edging PlantUses:GroundcoverUses:LandscapeUses:Mass PlantingUses Notes:
Can be trimmed or shaped as desired, or allowed to grow as a low-branching shrub.Maintenance Notes:
Can be trimmed as needed through the season. Small green flowers are hidden among the foliage and not showy - this is primarily a foliage plant.Fun Facts:
This plant's scientific name, Coprosma, means "smells of dung" in Greek. Fortunately, though, this species has no bad odors!Waxwing™ Lime Coprosma repens 'NGCOP6' USPP 29,826