WAXWING™ Lime Mirror Bush

Zone: 9, 10, 11 Exposure: Full Sun, Part Sun Height: 1-2.5' Width/Spread: 3'

Enjoy color all year long with super glossy Waxwing™ Lime mirror bush. This New Zealand native is ideal for evergreen hedging, groundcover, and specimen plantings. It boasts vibrant foliage with each leaf a swirl of green, gold, red, and purple. Though quite tender, this vigorous shrub makes a nice choice for seasonal color in cold climates and can be brought indoors and grown as a houseplant in winter.


Light: Requires full to part sun, which is a minimum of four hours of exposure.

Soil: Grows well in any soil that has good drainage.

Water: Has average water needs when grown as a houseplant, but when planted in the landscape it is very drought tolerant once established.

Fertilizing: A granular fertilizer formulated for plants grown for their foliage.

Pruning: Can be shaped whenever needed.

Other: When grown as a house plant, it needs average light to thrive.

Botanical Name

Coprosma repens 'NGCOP6' PP#29,826


9, 10, 11

Flower Color


Foliage Color

Green, Variegated






Full Sun, Part Sun



Season of Interest

Fall, Spring, Summer, Winter, Year Round

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