A female shrub (max height 80cm/2.6ft, max spread 1.5m/4.9ft) with arching branches and handsome, grey-green leaves, margined white. It produces pure white berries in autumn/September (but requires a male plant close-by in order to do so). It grows well in full sun or a partially shady spot.
Coprosma brunnea Bruno (male)
Coprosma brunnea Blue Beauty
An unusual evergreen ground cover plant with small chocolate brown foliage on wiry stems and tiny flowers in spring, followed by attractive blue berries in the autumn. Forms a low spreading mound 15cm high and 1.5m wide. It should be grown in a well drained soil in a sunny spot. An excellent choice for banks and sloping ground.