Cultivars of hybrid or uncertain origin

A number of other cultivars are listed but are of uncertain origin, nomenclature and history including 'Black Cloud', 'Black Lace', 'Cream Cascade', 'Gold Fever', 'Green & Gold', 'Kiwi', 'Koro Red', 'Little Walter', 'Little Wanderer', 'Painter's Palette', 'Pride', 'Rainbow King' and 'Yvonne'.

Coprosma 'Beatson's Gold'

Shrub to 2 m tall with leaves to 2 cm long and 1.5 cm wide, shiny green above with a central yellow blotch.

Of hybrid origin, with C. areolata as a possible parent.

Coprosma 'Coppershine'

Leaves distinctively brownish copper-coloured. ['Copper Sheen']

Raised in New Zealand by W.B. Brockie.

Coprosma 'Prostrata'

A low, mound-forming to prostrate shrub with glossy leaves.

This is probably a form of C. ×kirkii, collected in the wild by Mr V.C. Davies from near Paraparaumu on the SW North Island, New Zealand, pre-1957.

Coprosma 'Ron Simpson'

Compact shrub to 1m tall and 15 cm wide, with tiny bronze to green leaves.

A hybrid raised by W.B. Brockie of New Zealand.

Coprosma 'Walter Brockie'

Compact shrub to 1.5 m tall. Leaves glossy and brownish copper, even in summer, darkest in winter and with a large, distinctive undulation forming a twist.

Similar to 'Coppershine' but retaining colour throughout the year.

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