A dense medium sized shrub with a low branching habit and pendulous foliage. The distinguishing feature of this bottlebrush is its huge bunches of crimson-pink flowers throughout the year. Plant for compact hedging, screening or in a planting mixed with other shrubs or beneath taller screening plants. Feed with a good native fertiliser in spring.
|Height:||1.8 ~ 2 metres|
|Width:||0.15 ~ 1.8 metres|
|Flower Colour:||Red, Pink|
|Flowering Time:||All year|
|Soil Type:||Sandy, Clay, Loamy, Sandy loam, Clay loam, Poor soil|
|Plant Environment:||Low maintenance garden, Coastal garden, Drought resistant|
|Climate Zone:||Sub-tropical, Warm temperate, Cool temperate, Mediterranean, Cool|
|Light:||Sunny, Light shade|
|Growth Habit:||Evergreen, Weeping|
|Soil Moisture:||Dry, Well-drained, Moist moderate drainage|
|Special Uses:||Bonsai, Street tree, Erosion control, Bird nesting plant, Pollution tolerant, Fast growing|
|Attracts Wildlife:||Bees, Nectar eating birds, Butterflies, Other insects|
Angus recommends Bush Tucker fertiliser for this plant.