Coprosma 'Rainbow Surprise' - foliage
Coprosma 'Rainbow Surprise' - A dense rounded shrub that grows to 4 to 5 feet tall and as wide with interesting small obovate dark green leaves with broad pale yellow margins that turn orange and red. In fall the color of the leaves is a deep orange-red with a dark green in the middle and remains this way until new growth commences in the spring. Flowers are inconspicuous. Plant in full coastal sun to light shade inland in moderately well-drained soil. Irrigate occasionally to regularly. Hardy to 20-25 F. Tolerates shearing (best in fall or spring) or can be allowed to take a more natural form.