With its dense habit and distinctive, deeply-coloured foliage, Lophomyrtus 'Red Dragon' is a superb addition to your garden – use it for hedging, as a border, or as a low maintenance specimen plant.
An attractive evergreen shrub, this New Zealand myrtle has striking, colourful foliage that can't fail to impress. A great all-round ornamental plant, its small leaves are olive-green when young, maturing to deep red/purple.
Ideal for a sheltered spot in sun or partial shade in your garden, Lophomyrtus is easy-to-grow, fully winter hardy and is also perfect for a large pot on the patio as a feature plant.
If you're looking for something a little different for your garden, then you'll find Lophomyrtus is a good choice – the small leaves of this beauty make it a particularly good candidate for cloud pruning or low hedging.
You also get an added bonus – when mature, 'Red Dragon' produces small white flowers with a delicate scent from early summer.
Ultimate height and spread H 1.5m (5ft) in 5 years x 1.2m (4ft) you will receive an established plant in a 3L pot.