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Drimys lanceolata
Common Name: Mountain Pepper

Drimys lanceolata
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A true aristocrat of the garden, this refined, evergreen shrub is a great specimen for mild climate gardens. Creamy yellow-green perfumed blossoms result in glistening black fruit in autumn. The distinctive foliage, oval in shape and a deep green, is held along beautiful red young stems.

Geogrpahical Origin:

ClassEvergreen  Primary Bloom ColourYellow 
TypeShrub/Tree  Secondary Bloom Colour 
Height10-15'  Bloom TimeLate Winter - Early Spring 
Spread10' and over  FragranceNo 
Light ExposureSun Part Sun  Foliage ColourGreen 
Soil MoistureAverage  Stem ColourRed 
Hardiness Zone7-10  BerriesNo 
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