Plant of the month. Syzygium panicaulata ‘Backyard Bliss’
This is an incredible – Syzygium panicaulata ‘Backyard Bliss’
PLANT OF THE MONTH. HORTICULTURE
OE Project Paddington
Date March 5 2018
Author Outdoor Establishments
Photography Outdoor Establishments
The Syzygium paniculata 'Backyard Bliss' is a reliable screen plant that casts varying colours and produces attractive seasonal flowers. This Australian native has created the stunning backdrop to many of our garden's.
The Backyard Bliss is a fast growing hedging plant that will give you close to immediate results. The key is maintenance with this one, they need a haircut in late winter before the new growth starts and a general trim throughout the year to keep it tidy. The new foliage is an attractive orange and bronze colour that deepens with age. The Backyard Bliss is a versatile species that grows in many regions of Australia. From the temperate climate of Melbourne through to Sydney and up to the sub-tropical areas of Brisbane to Cairns.
Botanical Name Syzygium paniculata ‘Backyard Bliss’
Common Name Lilly Pilly 'Backyard Bliss'
Mature Size Height 4m (max.) Width: 3m (max.)
Tolerates Full or partial sunlight / Light frost
Dislikes Salt winds