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Phillyrea latifolia

Type Shrub (Multi-stemmed Plant), Hedging & Screening, Evergreen
Form Compact Rounded Tree
Size Small Tree (1.5 to 3m height)
Colours Silver Foliage
Care Low/Easy Maintenance - Tough Plant
Hardiness Frost hardy, Drought Tolerant, Seaside Friendly
Growth Medium Growing Plant
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Strengths, Weaknesses & Design Usage

Strengths of Phillyrea latifolia:

  • Sun loving drought tolerant plant
  • All round tough plant suitable for problem areas
  • Ideal for fast growing screening
  • Evergreen foliage for all year round colour and screening
  • Suitable for container growing
  • Suitable for exposed coastal planting
  • Attractive form or foliage for all year interest
  • Tolerates full sun and sandy, drought-prone soils
  • Suitable for hedging or topiary

Weaknesses of Phillyrea latifolia

  • Does not produce showy attractive flowers

Design & Plant Use for Phillyrea latifolia:

  • Evergreen plant suitable for trimming to shape or topiary
  • Plant for extreme coastal screening

View all the plants listed in Genus Phillyrea

View other types of shrubs with silver foliage

Common Missspellings: Philyrea, Phillerea, Philirea, Filirea, Philyria

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