Pittosporum ‘Garnettii’

Pittosporum ‘Garnettii’ photographed at Abbotsbury Gardens, Dorset, UK

Pittosporum ‘Garnettii’ is an attractive, evergreen, bushy shrub, growing to 10 ft (3 m). The grey-green, variegated, oval leaves are 1.6–2 in (4–5 cm) long, and have a cream edge, which takes on a pink flush in winter. The flowers are very darkest purple; spring.

Its parents are probably Pittosporum ralphii and Pittosporum tenuifolium. It was named after Arthur Garnett who discovered it. Pittosporum ‘Garnettii’ is hardy in New Zealand and the United Kingdom.

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