Coprosma repens A.Rich.

Mirror Plant

Shrub to about 7 m tall. Leaves mostly 6-9 cm long, 4-7 cm wide, ovate to oblong, thick, glossy above. Flowers in compound clusters on branched stalks. Fruits to nearly 1 cm long, obovoid and slightly flattened, orange to reddish.

New Zealand

Source: Spencer, R. (2002). Rubiaceae. In: Spencer, R.. Horticultural Flora of South-eastern Australia. Volume 4. Flowering plants. Dicotyledons. Part 3. The identification of garden and cultivated plants. University of New South Wales Press.

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Coprosma repens 'Marble Queen'

Leaves speckled and margined creamy white.

Coprosma repens 'Painter's Palette'

Coprosma repens 'Picturata'

Leaves with a central creamy yellow and yellow-green blotch.

Possibly originated in England in 1876.

Coprosma repens 'Pink Splendour'

Coprosma repens 'Rainbow Surprise'

Plant Varieties Journal 9(2)31

Coprosma repens 'Variegata'

Leaves green with creamy white margins.

Possibly originated in England in 1866.

kingdom Plantae
phylum   Tracheophyta
class    Magnoliopsida
superorder     Asteranae
order      Gentianales
family       Rubiaceae
genus        Coprosma J.R. & G.Forst.