Descriptions of Registered Cultivars
ORIGIN: As with the other variegated Lophostemon, L. 'Variegatus', the origin of this cultivar is not known. The specimen submitted for registration came from the Perth City Council Nursery. Applicant: Canberra Botanic Gardens. Cultivar received by the Authority: 12th March 1976.
DIAGNOSIS: 'Perth Gold' differs from other known forms of L. confertus. in the irregular border variegation. The golden variegation covers from 20-95% of the leaves. The green central portion of some leaves extend to the margin, whilst areas of variegation sometimes extend to the midrib. Isolated areas of variegation occasionally occur within the green areas.
ACRA REFERENCES:ACC097, CBG8006643
NOTE: Formerly Tristania conferta 'Perth Gold'
ACCEPTED FOR REGISTRATION ON: 12 March 1976