Establishment means:Sparingly established
Erect shrub or small tree to c. 5 m high. Leaves narrowly obovate or oblanceolate, 7–15 cm long, 11–25 mm wide; apex obtuse to truncate or shortly emarginate, usually minutely apiculate; margins entire or very indistinctly sinuate; surfaces glabrous, viscid, variably purple-tinted, lateral venation conspicuous; petiole indistinct. Flowers Sep.–Nov.
*GipP. Sparingly established in Victoria, recorded from the Mornington Peninsula, Inverloch, Anglesea and Colac areas.
A horticultural selection originating from the South Island of New Zealand. Widely cultivated for hardiness and the purplish foliage and fruits. It is readily recognizable by large leaves (to 12 cm long and 2.5 cm wide) with a purple abaxial surface.
See description for Dodonaea viscosa for features of the species.
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