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Purple Hopseed Bush


This fast-growing evergreen is often used as a hedge or screen and can also be trained to tree form, or espalier. Finely-divided, dense bronze-tinted green foliage turns deep purple-red in fall.

Dodonaea viscosa 'Purpurea'

Fruit Characteristics

Fruit texture : Papery

Fruit type : Seed capsule

Fruit color : Red, pink, yellow, tan or green

Leaf Characteristics

Leaf notes : Foliage darkens in winter.

Leaf length : 4"

Leaf shape : Willow-like

Leaf color : Bronze-tinted

Flower Characteristics

Flower notes :Insignificant.

Plant Anatomy

Foliage growth cycle : Evergreen

Average size maturity width : 10-15 ft.

Average size maturity height : 10-15 ft.

Growth rate : Fast

Cultural Information

USDA Zone : 20 to 25 F( Z9a)

Sunset zone : 7-24

Water requirements : Moderate

Light exposure : Partial Sun

Landscape Attributes

Attractive bark :Yes