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Ruscus Aculeatus 'Sparkler' - Ruscus, Butchers Broom

Ruscus Aculeatus 'Sparkler' - Ruscus, Butchers Broom

Type Shrub, Ground cover, Evergreen
Size Medium Border (50-100cm height)
Form Spikey
Colours Dark green Foliage
Care Low/easy maintenance
Hardiness Very hardy
Growth Slow growing

This low growing shrub is an ornamental variety derived from the native Ruscus, producing orange red winter berries which providing winter interest. It produces suckering dense evergreen spinney foliage, is ideal in a naturalistic woodland setting - flourishing under shade. Though not highly attractive it is useful as ground cover, and bears attractive red winter berries. 1m tall by 2m spread.
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