Ternstroemia gymnanthera

Japanese Cleyera

HARDINESS: Zones 7-11
MATURE HEIGHT AND SPREAD: 4'-6' hedge or small tree if not cut CLASSIFICATION: evergreen shrub or small tree
LANDSCAPE USE: hedge or accent plant
CHARACTERISTICS: This accent plant has red new growth, glossy dark green leaves and small pinkish flowers in the spring. The shrub grows in sun or partial shade and takes shearing well. New cultivars include 'Royal Red' and Lee Ann'.


Photo: Robert Bowden

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