Coprosma ×kirkii Cheesem.

A densely branched prostrate to more or less erect shrub. Leaves 1.2-5 cm long, linear-lanceolate to oblong or elliptic, the base tapering, both surfaces glossy.

A hybrid with probably at least 2 clones available in horticulture.

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 ×kirkii 'Kiwi Gold'

Leaves spotted yellow.

Coprosma ×kirkii 'Variegata'

Low, spreading shrub. Leaves to 2 cm long, 0.5 cm wide, grey-green with a creamy white margin. Female clone.

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