Velvet Sky™

Metrosideros collina 'MB01' PBR
Velvet Sky plant

Velvet Sky™

Metrosideros collina 'MB01' PBR
Bluish velvet foliage with amazing inky blue stems

Emporium/Hotties Range

Plant Description: It has amazing inky blue stems and beautiful blue velvet foliage. Its compact form and dense growth habit makes it an excellent choice for hedging
Uses: Great as a hedge or small screen, or as a specimen plant
Position & Tolerances: Full sun to part shade. Drought and salt tolerant
Height & Width: 2-4m high x 1-3m wide (in cooler climates can be smaller)
Foliage: Blue velvet foliage
Soil Type: Tolerates most soil types, avoid wet feet
Best Planting Time: Sept - Nov (Spring)
Planting Density: 1 plant per 0.5 - 2 linear metres (1 plant per 1-5 m²)
Where it thrives: Sth QLD, NSW, VIC, SA, WA. Protect from frosts in cooler climates
Pruning: Can be left unpruned for a natural hedge, or prune once per year for a tidier hedge

Establishment & Extra Care:

Water as required for 8-13 weeks until established.
Fertilise yearly with slow release fertiliser.
Plant in a well mulched garden, a chunky mulch is recommended.
For more vibrant blue, give good care.

Velvet Sky

Where to Buy?

Ozbreed licenses trusted growing partners to grow our plants and make them available around the country. If a plant isn’t available at your local wholesale or retail nursery, you can request it to be ordered in for you.

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