- Partial Sun to Full Sun (At Least 5 Hours of Direct Sunlight)
- Height 1 - 2.5 Feet
- Width 3 Feet
- Growing Zones 9-11
Are you looking for a unique plant that can do double duty as an outdoor plant or indoor plant? Plus you get incredible color every day of the year! Yellows, lime green and mahogany purple foliage make this plant unique! Then you definitely want to have Wax Wings ‘Lime Mirror’ bush. ‘Lime Mirror is a vivid, low growing evergreen that features a montage of glossy evergreen foliage year round. This is a plant that not only can be used in the garden, mixing with other plants, but can bring brightness into the home during the dark winter days.
One of the things that plagues most plants is that deer find it very attractive . This plant is very deer resistant, so no worries there! Since this is predominantly a warm weather coastal plant, one of the plus factors of it is that ‘Lime Mirror’ is salt tolerant. That makes it ideal for those areas. If you don’t live in those areas but still want to grow it, just plant it outside in well-draining soil then dig it up and bring it inside as a colorful houseplant! This plant can also be used as a hedge, a border, mass planting, or a focal point in the landscape. It really is the Jack of All Trades plant!
Waxwing Lime Mirror Bush Care
It is an easy to care for plant, that blooms on old wood in the spring. Depending on your location it blooms from very early spring into early winter. It likes part to full sun and only requires trimming as desired. The flowers are insignificant and are well hidden among the foliage.
Waxwing ‘Lime Mirror’ is hardy in Zones 9a to 11b, primarily in coastal areas. Otherwise consider it a tender annual in your area.
Waxwing Lime Mirror Bush Spacing
Using Waxwing ‘Lime Mirror Bush’ bush is variable. If using it as a mass planting or hedge, it should be planted 32-36 inches apart. If you are keeping it shorter to use as a border, it can be planted 24 inches apart. As a houseplant you can keep it as large or as small as you like. We recommend using a 12 inch or larger container with a drainage hole.
Waxwing Lime Mirror Bush Information
|USDA Hardiness Zones: 9-11|
|Plant Type: Shrub|
|Sunlight Exposure: Partial Sun to Full Sun|
|Mature Height: 1 - 2.5 Feet|
|Mature Width: 3 Feet|
|Plant Spacing: 3 Feet|
|Growth Habit: Mounded|
|Flower Color(s): Green|
|Seasonal Interest: Spring|
|Foliage Type: Evergreen|
|Foliage Color(s): Variegated|
|Features: Deadheading Not Necessary, Foliage Interest, Low Maintenance|
|Uses: Border Plant Container Edging Plant Groundcover Landscape Mass Planting|
|Plant Brand: Proven Winners|
|Botanical/Scientific Name: Coprosma repens 'NGCOP6' USPP 29,826|
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Plant Addicts guarantees your plant(s) will arrive happy and healthy, but the plant(s) are being shipped through the mail and accidents happen. If the plant is dead, has dried out roots or the incorrect item was shipped just notify Plant Addicts within 3 days upon delivery. We may ask for pictures but will try to make it as easy as possible for you. Please note plant(s) with damaged branches or wilted leaves will not qualify for this guarantee. Plants are very resilient and will rebound quickly when cared for correctly.
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Plant Addicts Warranty - 1 Year (Extra Purchase Required)
We encourage all plant lovers to purchase the Plant Addicts Warranty whether you’re new or an expert. There are many variables outside our control and yours that can cause the demise of your plant(s). Examples would be hungry animals, drought, poor soil conditions, over watering, disease, insects & many other factors. The Plant Addicts Warranty is a 1 year warranty protecting you from all the unknowns and will replace your plant if it moves on to the plant afterlife.
The warranty is purchased on a per plant basis and must be purchased at the same time as the plant purchase. We will cover 100% of the price of the plant but the warranty does not cover shipping cost. Simply let us know if your plant has died within one year of receiving it and we’ll get you a new one shipped out. We may ask for photos for documentation purposes but again we’ll try to make it as easy as possible.
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Standard Colors: 2-3 business days
Special Order Colors: 8 weeks - this is due to the planter being custom made with the color(s) of your choice
Please Note: On special orders there can not be any cancellations
Time of Order:
- If there is extreme heat we’ll delay shipping.
- We’ll have to review what areas the plants are traveling through along with your location
Once your plant is shipped you’ll receive an email with tracking information. Depending on the above criteria we’ll ship your plant(s) towards beginning of the following week from your order. We put together this helpful guide of what to do when you receive your plants in the mail.
It is important to know that all of our plants are clearly labeled for which growing zones the plant can survive in. The plants are thoroughly trialed and tested in every growing zone before we state the plant can grow in a zone. Again, our #1 priority is to ship the plants to you healthy and ready to thrive in your location. So we will do everything in our power to do so.