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Coprosma repens 'Pacific Sunset' (Looking-glass plant 'Pacific Sunset')

Beginner
skill rating
1 hour care
per year
1.8m
Max height
1.5m
Max spread
5-10 years
To maturity

Plant details

Botanical name

Coprosma repens 'Pacific Sunset'

Other names

Looking-glass plant 'Pacific Sunset'

Genus

Coprosma Coprosma

Variety or Cultivar

'Pacific Sunset' _ 'Pacific Sunset' is a tender, dense, evergreen shrub bearing rounded, glossy, red leaves with red-brown margins and insignificant, male flowers in spring.


Coprosma repens 'Pacific Sunset' is: Evergreen

Habit

Bushy, Dense

Flower

Pale-green, Insignificant or absent in Spring

Foliage

Reddish-brown, Red in All seasons

How to care

Watch out for

Pests

Generally pest free.

Diseases

Generally disease free.

General care

Pruning

Pruning Group 8.

Propagation methods

Seed, Semi-hardwood cuttings


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Where to grow

Coprosma repens 'Pacific Sunset' (Looking-glass plant 'Pacific Sunset') will reach a height of 1.8m and a spread of 1.5m after 5-10 years.

Suggested uses

Containers, Foliage only, Greenhouse, Indoor, Low Maintenance

Cultivation

Grow under glass in loam-based compost in bright filtered light with good ventilation. Water during summer growth, just moist in winter. Apply a balanced liquid fertiliser monthly when in growth. Outdoors, grow in a sunny, frost-protected spot.

Soil type

Clay, Loamy, Sandy

Soil drainage

Moist but well-drained, Well-drained

Soil pH

Acid, Neutral

Light

Partial Shade, Full Sun

Aspect

South, West

Exposure

Sheltered

UK hardiness Note: We are working to update our ratings. Thanks for your patience.

Indoor heated (H1), Tender in frost (H3)

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Botanical name

Coprosma repens 'Pacific Sunset'

Other names

Looking-glass plant 'Pacific Sunset'

Genus

Coprosma Coprosma

Variety or Cultivar

'Pacific Sunset' _ 'Pacific Sunset' is a tender, dense, evergreen shrub bearing rounded, glossy, red leaves with red-brown margins and insignificant, male flowers in spring.

Foliage

Evergreen

Habit

Bushy, Dense


Colour

Flower

Pale-green, Insignificant or absent in Spring

Foliage

Reddish-brown, Red in All seasons


How to care

Watch out for

Pests

Generally pest free.

Diseases

Generally disease free.

General care

Pruning

Pruning Group 8.

Propagation methods

Seed, Semi-hardwood cuttings


Monthly care advice


Where to grow

Coprosma repens 'Pacific Sunset' (Looking-glass plant 'Pacific Sunset') will reach a height of 1.8m and a spread of 1.5m after 5-10 years.

Suggested uses

Containers, Foliage only, Greenhouse, Indoor, Low Maintenance

Cultivation

Grow under glass in loam-based compost in bright filtered light with good ventilation. Water during summer growth, just moist in winter. Apply a balanced liquid fertiliser monthly when in growth. Outdoors, grow in a sunny, frost-protected spot.

Soil type

Clay, Loamy, Sandy

Soil drainage

Moist but well-drained, Well-drained

Soil pH

Acid, Neutral

Light

Partial Shade, Full Sun

Aspect

South, West

Exposure

Sheltered

UK hardiness Note: We are working to update our ratings. Thanks for your patience.

Indoor heated (H1), Tender in frost (H3)

USDA zones

Zone 11, Zone 10, Zone 9

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Flowering?

My Coprosma appears to have some what I can only describe as possible flower buds which I have never seen in all the years that I had this bush can anyone advise me? I'll add a photo for comments. It… read more

Coprosma 'Pacific Sunset' issue!

I have bought my 'Pacific Sunset' plant into my house but the leaves have turned grey and are dropping - the plant is pretty naked now. There is sticky residue under the branches on my wooden floor… read more

Frost Damage

My Pacific Sunset appears to have been very badly damaged in snow/frost earlier this year. Some lower branches still appear healthy but majority of the plant appears dead with all leaves falling off… read more

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