Dodonaea Viscosa 'Purpurea' / Purple Akeake

Native to NZ. A large bushy shrub with purple red foliage, intensifying in colour in Winter. Clusters of ornamental papery flowers in Summer. Makes a great trimmed hedge or coastal shelter. Prefers full sun and useful in harsh conditions. Tolerates wind, salt spray and drought. Evergreen. Fast growth rate.

Recommended spacing = 80cm - 1m. Height after 5 years = 4m.
E.H. 4m x E.W. 2.5m

We grow over 1,000 different plant varieties, and the availability is constantly changing.

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    Native Plants, Hedges
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Ardmore Nurseries is a wholesale plant nursery near Clevedon, Auckland.  We grow a large range of container and field grown plants including evergreen and deciduous shrubs and trees, hedging, natives, perennials, grasses, conifers, ferns, climbers, succulents, and groundcovers.

We sell business to business, our large customer covering landscapers, retail garden centres, property developers, council and government, farmers and orchardists, retirement villages, other nurseries, and more.