Lilly Pilly ‘Cherry Surprise’

Acmena smithii (Cherry Surprise)

Full Sun Part Shade


Also known as Small Leaf Lilly Pilly.

Cherry Surprise produces brilliant cherry red new growth throughout all seasons of the year and is drought hardy once established. This variety is also Psyllid resistant. A great option for a small to medium hedge, feature planting, to add coloured foliage to your garden and in pots/containers.

Suits moist soils which are well drained in full sun to part shade areas. Mulch well to retain moisture and prune regularly to encourage new flushed of growth.

  • Full sun to part shade position.
  • Grows approx. 1-3m x 1-1.5m.
  • Great for informal and formal hedging.

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Native Plant



Great In Containers

Medium Shrub

1-3m Mature Height

1-1.5m Mature Width

Detailed Information


Evergreen, Flowering, Hedging Plant, Native Plant, Perfect for tubs/container, Shrub (Medium Height)

Flower Colour


Foliage Colour

Green tones, Red tones


Full Sun, Part Shade

Pot Size

30cm pot


Prune After Flowering, Well Drained Position

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