- Pseudopanax Dark Star
- Prehistoric looking
- Dark purple foliage
- Excellent in a patio pot or border
Pseudopanax Dark Star is a striking hybrid form of this prehistoric looking shrub from New Zealand. The unusual evergreen foliage is carried on upright stems, the leaves are trifoliate, deep green when young, darkening to a dark purple as they mature.
Pseudopanax Dark Star makes a perfect centre piece to a border or a specimen in a large pot. In cold winters the tips may be damaged by frost but it will regrow in the spring. Can be grown in a pot and overwintered in a cool greenhouse in colder areas, protect from winter winds.
Variety: Dark Star
Height & Spread: 3 x 2m
Flower Colour: green
Soil Type: free draining slightly acid
Aspect: Full sun or dappled shade
Season of Interest: all year round
Colours and sizes are approximate and are intended as a guideline and may vary according to local conditions