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Drimys lanceolata
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Mountain Pepper

Drimys

Drimys lanceolata full sun  partial shade

Although the genus epithet is derived from the acrid taste of its bark, everything else about this impeccably tailored shrub is elegant and sweet. Native to Tasmania, Mountain Pepper spawns a striking composition of small lance-shaped lustrous dark greenery juxtaposed against wine-red stems, leaf buds and petioles. The tiny spherical shiny black berries, which follow petite greenish white flowers, plus the smooth thick evergreen foliage with paler undersides, deliver a spicy pepper-like taste savored in Australian cuisine. A swank botanical aristocrat for milder climates, Drimys lanceolata can grace a large container, forge a hedge or stand alone, preferring partial shade as well as rich evenly moist, well-drained soil.

Size: 6' 0"–10' 0" high x 4' 0"–8' 0" wide; hardy to zone 8.

Drimys lanceolata (S-0255)
Each $12.50
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AVAILABLE SEPTEMBER 2018



       



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