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Syzygium australe 'Backyard Bliss'

Foliage Evergreen
Form Oval
Mature Size 3-5 x 1-2m
Family Myrtaceae
Backyard Bliss Lilly Pilly

This is a relatively fast-growing Lilly Pilly, growing approximately 3-4 metres tall depending on soil conditions. It is a good option for a hedge or dense screen around a courtyard or pool. It can also be planted as a container specimen for topiary. Foliage is mid-green to dark-green, whilst new foliage has a beautiful bronze tinge. In summer, cream-white blossom will appear, followed in autumn with fleshy pink berries.

For hedging and screening or as a topiary specimen. The berries can be used for jams, and infusing gin etc, but are recommended to be eaten raw.

Likes full or part sun. Can cope in a range of soils however well-drained soil is preferable.




Bird Attracting


Formal Screening

Fruiting & Edible


Informal Screening


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