A medium shrub with fine, dark green leaves. A good screen plant or general garden shrub, growing to approximately 2 metres high and 2 metres wide. Tolerates moderate frost and drought once established. It flowers in spring to summer with red spider blooms. A good plant for small birds. Pruning after flowering will encourage a more dense habit.
|Plant Type:||Small shrub|
|Height:||1.5 ~ 2 metres|
|Width:||1.5 ~ 2 metres|
|Flowering Time:||Spring, Summer|
|Ph Level:||Mildly acid, Neutral, Mildly alkaline|
|Soil Type:||Loamy, Sandy loam, Clay loam|
|Plant Environment:||Low maintenance garden, Coastal garden, Drought resistant|
|Climate Zone:||Warm temperate, Cool temperate, Mediterranean|
|Light:||Sunny, Light shade|
|Special Uses:||Bird nesting plant|
|Attracts Wildlife:||Bees, Nectar eating birds, Butterflies, Other insects|
Angus recommends Bush Tucker fertiliser for this plant.