Hip Hop Dodonaea viscosa ‘Hip Hop’
- Very compact purpurea foliage
- A tough, low maintenance landscape shrub
Description: Commonly known as sticky hop bush, this Dodonaea viscosa is a small, compact shrub. When young, it may have green foliage which will turn purple after three to four months, and continues that way for most of the year.
Size: 60-80cm high x 60cm wide.
Uses: The possible uses of ‘Hip Hop’ are many, including specimen planting, group planting, mass plantings or as a shrub border along fences, or when pruned yearly as a 50-70cm hedge.
Position: Full sun to part shade. Tolerates drought and frost, although it will need sheltered areas in cold climates like Canberra.
Care: Water as required for 8-13 weeks until established. Plant in a well mulched garden (chunky mulch is recommended). Use slow release fertiliser in spring if required. Prune every 1-2 years.
Where it works: NSW, ACT, VIC, TAS, SA, WA, QLD & NT.
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Heights shown on the website are for general gardening conditions. In well maintained gardens, some plants will get taller.