A spreading medium sized shrub with attractive toothed ferny foliage that has a red tinge when new. Red toothbrush-like flowers mainly in winter to spring will attract honey eating birds. A great feature shrub or screen plant. Withstands frost to -8, and drought tolerant, a great tough plant.
|Plant Type:||Large shrub|
|Height:||1 ~ 2.5 metre|
|Width:||2 ~ 3 metres|
|Flowering Time:||All year|
|Ph Level:||Mildly acid, Neutral, Mildly alkaline|
|Soil Type:||Loamy, Sandy loam, Clay loam|
|Plant Environment:||Low maintenance garden, Poolside, Cold climate, Coastal garden, Drought resistant|
|Climate Zone:||Warm temperate, Cool temperate, Mediterranean, Cool|
|Light:||Sunny, Light shade|
|Growth Habit:||Evergreen, Spreading|
|Special Uses:||Fast growing|
|Attracts Wildlife:||Bees, Nectar eating birds, Butterflies, Other insects|
Angus recommends Bush Tucker fertiliser for this plant.