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Breynia nivosa - Hawaiian Snow Bush

Breynia nivosa - Hawaiian Snow Bush (Breynia nivosa - Hawaiian Snow Bush)

Hawaiian Snow Bush at the San Diego Zoo. This shrub is very difficult to photograph because of it highly variegated leaves.
Photo taken Oct. 12, 2009.

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Great colours.

13 Oct, 2009


I love the colours on this Andy.........

13 Oct, 2009


It's lovely:-) How tall is it?

13 Oct, 2009


Bernieh, thanks! Does it grow where you live?

Milky, thanks!

Bornagain, thanks! It grows from 4 - 6 feet or 1.2 - 1.8 meters tall.

13 Oct, 2009


And suckers like crazy! Knew a lady who brought in the tiny flowerets to identify what bugs were infesting her bush!

17 Oct, 2009



LOL! Yes, your correct...I think this plant is originally from a sucker...which was attacted to soil of the palm which it's next to...when it was planted in Elephant Odyssey within the last year.

17 Oct, 2009

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