Leionema ‘Green Screen’ – Phebalium

 

A great rewarding mid sized shrub for screening and hedging, especially for those difficult shady spots, as it will still grow dense and will flower in all positions. A very hardy, easy care and fast growing shrub. It has deep green fine leaves which are aromatic and the foliage grows dense to the ground. In spring to mid summer it is covered in masses of white flowers, and will flower well in shady spots as well as sun. It is butterfly attracting. It grows to around 2 metres high and wide. Does well in most soil types, tolerates frost, and can take dry soil to constantly moist. If needed, lightly prune to shape after flowering.
Green Screen is a hybrid of Leionema elatius and L. lamprophyllum.

Scientific Name:Leionema
Family:Rutaceae
Common Name:Phebalium
Plant Type:Small shrub, Large shrub
Height:2 ~ 3 metres
Width:1.5 ~ 2 metres
Flower Colour:White
Flowering Time:Spring, Summer
Ph Level:Acid, Neutral
Soil Type:Sandy, Clay, Loamy, Sandy loam, Clay loam, Potting mix
Plant Environment:Low maintenance garden, Courtyard, Container growing, Cottage garden, Flower garden, Drought resistant
Climate Zone:Warm temperate, Cool temperate, Mediterranean
Light:Sunny, Light shade, Half shade
Growth Habit:Evergreen, Dense foliage, Spreading
Lifespan:Perennial
Soil Moisture:Dry, Well-drained, Moist moderate drainage
Frost Tolerance:Tolerates light frost
Plant Usage:Hedge, Topiary, Screen, Windbreak
Special Uses:Pipe and drain friendly, Fast growing, Playground friendly
Attracts Wildlife:Bees, Butterflies, Other insects

Neutrog Bush Tucker & medal

Angus recommends Bush Tucker fertilizer for this plant.

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