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Dodonaea viscosa purpurea Purple Hop-Bush 180MM

Dodonaea viscosa purpurea ‘Purple Hop-Bush’ – 180MM

(Not currently available to be ordered)

I am Purple Hop-Bush. My family originated from New Zealand

Botanic Name: Dodonaea viscosa ‘purpurea’

Bushy – Easy Care & Low Maintenance

I am a very popular and sought after shrub for hedges and make a great specimen plant. I am fast growing with beautiful, copper-coloured foliage. My leaves are semi translucent making them almost glow when the sun is behind me. Particularly hardy I am a good choice for exposed locations and coastal conditions. Low maintenance I will form an even screening hedge without pruning but I can be pruned to shape if required.

Full Sun to Part Shade (4+ hours of direct sun)
Height: 3m Width: 3m
(Can be kept trimmed to Height: 2m Width: 1m)
I need minimal water once established
Foliage Plant
I grow in most soil types and conditions
I am popular and will make you happy because…
My fast growth and upright habit suit me to hedging and screening
I have a unique purple coloured foliage year round and decorative hops in summer
I am ideal as an accent plant or to provide contrast in the landscape

    Plant me:

  • in garden beds and general landscaping
  • as a screening hedge

Tips for success…

I can be pruned to shape as desired or left unpruned as I have a good natural form
Plant me 1.5m apart
100% Recyclable Pot and Label
Most pots and labels made from 100% recycled polypropylene

Plant family: Sapindaceae
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The Bloc It® Collection

Do you want to create Living Rooms with Living Walls?

Need privacy from your neighbors, screen an ugly wall or fence?

Bloc It® is your solution: enjoy privacy while adding structure and framework to your garden.

As you design your landscape, one of the first questions to consider is the need for screens and hedges.

There are many benefits to using screening plants as a natural barrier for privacy and reducing neighborhood noise.

They provide shade and a softened visual wall for privacy.

Using Bloc It® plants as hedges or screens will provide you with a living, breathing divider that beautifies your garden and home.

Bloc it® varieties include varieties which have an upright growing habit, growing to 1.50 meters AND ABOVE (over head)
Climbers, ideal plants for Garden Fencing, a great way to create boundaries, offering security and privacy

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To create some privacy


To protect from glare or direct sunlight into windows


To create shade on a patio


To reduce noise


To block an unpleasant view such as a neighbors wall, factories, shopping center or row of buildings

Available in 140mm, 180mm and 200mm pots

Fast Growing Privacy Screens & Hedges

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