Trees (New Zealand Native) Coprosma hybrids & cultivars with photos

Kingdom: Plantae
(Unranked): Angiosperms
(Unranked): Eudicots
(Unranked): Asterids
Order: Gentianales
Family: Rubiaceae
Subfamily: Rubioideae
Tribe: Anthospermeae
Genus: Coprosma

Coprosma is a genus of about 90 species of evergreen shrub-like plants as well as small trees of which about 45 are endemic to New Zealand. They are commonly known as the Mirror bush due to the high gloss of the leaves.

A cultivar is a plant or grouping of plants selected for desirable characteristics that can be maintained by propagation. Most cultivars have arisen in cultivation but a few are special selections from the wild.

A hybrid In general usage is synonymous with heterozygous: any offspring resulting from the mating of two genetically distinct individuals.

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Coprosma repens 'Painters Palette' Is a dense shrub with glossy, ovate leaves coloured red, pink, green and cream. The leaves colours intensify with the cold of autumn and winter. Its common name is ' Variegated Mirror Bush'.
Coprosma Painters Palette.JPG


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Coprosma repens "Middlemore has a smaller but more leathery leaf than Coprosma repens. It is a hardy coastal "shrub with an upright habit.
Coprosma middlemore.JPG


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Coprosma repens "Winter Wine"
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Coprosma 'Wharariki Beach' is a creeping dense prostrate hybrid with a tangle of silver branches. It grows to a height of >20cm and can have a spread >75cm. The rounded leaves are a bright, dark green colour. It grows to a height of 20cm and can have a spread >75cm. Blue berries are produced during summer after flowering.Coprosma Wharariki beach 2 -001.JPG 

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Coprosma Bowling Green  A prostrate coprosma with small light mid-green leaves on a thick spreading maze of divaricating branches. Good for weed suppression.
Coprosma Bowling Green-001.JPG 

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Coprosma repens 'Plum Hussey' has a compact growth habit with burgundy foliage and yellow-green new growth. Grows to a height and width of 1.5 m.
Coprosma Plum hussey-002.JPG 

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Coprosma kirkii 'Variegata'. A low growing woody groundcover with narrow bluntly-rounded small grey-green leaves that have creamy margins.
Coprosma kirkii Variegata .-001.JPG 

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Coprosma x kirkii 'Goldstream' forms a dense ground cover.
Coprosma Kirkii Goldstream.JPG 

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Coprosma repens 'Variegata'.  Common name: Variegated Mirror Bush.
Coprosma repens Variegata .JPG 

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Coprosma repens "Marble Queen"
Coprosma Marble Queen-001.JPG 

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Coprosma repens  "Fire Burst"
Coprosma fire burst-001.JPG 

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Coprosma "Kirkii"
Coprosma Kirkii-002.JPG 

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Coprosma repens "Kiwi Silver"
Coprosma Kiwi Silver.JPG 

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Coprosma repens "Scarlet O"Hara". . 'Cocktail Coprosma Series' 
Coprosma Scarlet O Hara-001.JPG 

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Coprosma repens "Golden Girl"
Coprosma Golden Girl.JPG 

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Coprosma repens "Summer Surprise"
Coprosma Rainbow Surprise -002.JPG 

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Coprosma repens "Lemon and Lime
Coprosma Lemon and Lime-001.JPG 

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Coprosma repens "Midnight Martini".  'Cocktail Coprosma Series' Coprosma Midnight martini-001.JPG  

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Coprosma repens "Royal"Coprosama Royal-001.JPG 

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Coprosma repens "Tequila Sunrise". 'Cocktail Coprosma Series' 
Coprosama Tequila sunrise-001.JPG 

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Coprosma  propinqua  "Autumn Haze"
Coprosma propinqa Autumn haze -001.JPG 

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Coprosma repensd "Pacific Sunrise"
Coprosma Pacific Sunrise-03.JPG

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Coprosma repens "Pacific Sunset."
Coprosma pacific sunset.JPG

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Coprosma repens "Pina Colada".  'Cocktail Coprosma Series' 
Coprosma Pina colada Cocktail Coprosma Series.JPG

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Coprosmareprnd repens "Margariata". 'Cocktail Coprosma Series' 
Margarita coprosma i Cocktail Coprosma Series .JPG
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Coprosma repens "Evening Gold"
Coprosma Evening Gold-001.JPG 

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Coprosma repens "Green and Gold"
Coprosma Green and Gold-001.JPG 

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Coprosma repens "Inferno"Coprosma Inferno-001.JPG 

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Coprosma repens " Evening Glow"
Coprosma Evening Glow-001.JPG 

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Coprosma repens "Karo Red"
Coprosma Karo Red-001.JPG 

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Coprosma acerosa Red Rock
1-1-Coprosma acerosa Red Rocks.JPG 

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Coprosma repens "Black Cloud"
Coprosma Black Cloud-001.JPG 

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Coprosma Lobster
Coprosma rugosa Lobster -001.JPG 

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Coprosma Cappochino
Coprosma cappochino-001.JPG 

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Coprosma Flat Freddy
Comprosma Flat Freddy .JPG 

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Coprosma Midnight
Coprosma midnight-001.JPG  

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Coprosma vrescens "Pink Stems"
Coprosma virescens Pink Stems-002.JPG 

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Coprosma repens "Chocolate Soldier"
Coprosma Chocolate Soldier.JPG 

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Coprosma repens "brockei" is a quick growing medium-sized shrub with black new stems and shiny round green leaves with purple undersides. A rare native of New Zealand. Can be used for hedging. 2.5m. Very adaptable to all conditions including dry and exposed sites.
Coprosma brockeii -001.JPG 

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Coprosma Dark Spire  Syn. C. Matai Magic.
Coprosma Dark Spire-003.JPG 

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Coprosma 'Prostrate' natural hybrid is probably one of the C. X kirkii variants
It is a ground cover with densely packed, small shiny rich green leaves.
Coprosma prostrata-002.JPG  

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Coprosma Galaxy. A selection made in Taranaki
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Coprosma repens "Yvonne" is a cultivar of Coprosma repens " Brockei". It has green and chocolate leaves intensify to almost black in winter, 
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