Leucopogon colensoi

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Leucopogon colensoi Hook.f.

Epacridaceae

Life form: shrub
Usage: ornamental plant

Exposure: half shade   8

Moisture: moist

Soil: sandy loam

Arrangement: alternate
Leaves: evergreen

Shape: elliptic

Division: simple

Shape: tubular
Fruit: drupe

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Inflorescence: raceme

Petals: not specified
Habit: not specified

Growth form: not specified

Taxonomy

Divisio:
Magnoliophyta
Subdivisio:
Magnoliophytina
Classis:
Rosopsida
Subclassis:
Dilleniidae
Superordo:
Ericanae
Ordo:
Ericales
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Leucopogon colensoi is a shrub.

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Naming

Leucopogon colensoi was described by Joseph Dalton Hooker. The name is considered as validly published.

Taxonomy

Leucopogon colensoi is a species in the genus Leucopogon which contains approximately 1 to 263 species and belongs to the family of the Epacridaceae (Epacris Family).

Characteristics

Growth

The shrubs reach heights of 20 to 30 centimetres.

Wood and Bark

Leaves

Leucopogon colensoi is evergreen. The simple leaves are alternate. They are elliptic with entire margins.

Flowers and Fruits

Leucopogon colensoi produces racemes of white tubular flowers from February to April.

The shrubs produce drupes.

Root System

Distribution

Leucopogon colensoi is native to New Zealand.

Cultivation

The shrubs prefer a half-shady situation on moist soil. The substrate should be sandy loam. They tolerate temperatures down to -12°C (USDA zone 8).

Uses

Maintenance and Propagation

Cultivars

Pests and Diseases

Literature

  • Walter Erhardt, Erich Götz, Nils Bödeker, Siegmund Seybold: Der große Zander. Eugen Ulmer KG, Stuttgart 2008, ISBN 978-3-8001-5406-7. (Ger.)
  • Christoper Brickell (Editor-in-chief): RHS A-Z Encyclopedia of Garden Plants. Third edition. Dorling Kindersley, London 2003, ISBN 0-7513-3738-2.

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