A fast growing ground cover ideal for covering large areas such as embankments and driveways. It will cascade attractively over edges. Dense growth will suppress weeds and make a living mulch. The pink-red toothbrush flowers in spring and autumn are bird attracting. Frost tolerant. Feed with a good native fertiliser in spring.
|Plant Type:||Ground cover|
|Height:||0.3 ~ 0.4 metres|
|Width:||2 ~ 3 metres|
|Flower Colour:||Red, Pink|
|Flowering Time:||Spring, Autumn|
|Soil Type:||Loamy, Sandy loam, Clay loam, Potting mix, Poor soil|
|Plant Environment:||Low maintenance garden, Courtyard, Poolside, Container growing, Coastal garden, Drought resistant|
|Climate Zone:||Sub-tropical, Warm temperate, Cool temperate, Mediterranean, Cool, Semi-arid|
|Growth Habit:||Evergreen, Dense foliage, Spreading|
|Soil Moisture:||Dry, Well-drained|
|Frost Tolerance:||Tolerates light frost|
|Special Uses:||Erosion control, Pollution tolerant|
|Attracts Wildlife:||Bees, Nectar eating birds, Butterflies, Other insects, Lizards|
Angus recommends Bush Tucker fertiliser for this plant.