Shrub

Pernettya Bush (aka Calocephalus brownii)

  • Location:

    I am from Argentina and parts of Chile
  • Looks:

    I have glossy evergreen foliage and bright red berries
  • Height:

    I can grow up to 30cm but I grow quite slowly and stay quite neat
  • Environment:

    I enjoy a sunny to shady position
  • Flowers:

    I will flower in the spring, but my main show is in autumn with the berries
  • Grooming:

    I generally stay in good condition and need no grooming
  • Life Span:

    I can last for many years
  • Feeding:

    Keep me moist although no need to water me in winter, I can look after myself
  • Fact:

    My berries used to be eaten as sustenance by South American tribes. However please don't try to eat me!
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