A fast growing medium shrub with deeply divided dark green foliage. Ball shaped bright red flowerheads are the distinctive feature of this beautiful cultivar. A great feature or screening plant.
|Cultivar:||Long John (synonym Elegance)|
|Plant Type:||Large shrub|
|Height:||2.5 ~ 3 metres|
|Width:||4 ~ 5 metres|
|Flowering Time:||All year|
|Soil Type:||Loamy, Sandy loam, Clay loam|
|Plant Environment:||Low maintenance garden, Coastal garden|
|Climate Zone:||Sub-tropical, Warm temperate, Cool temperate, Mediterranean|
|Light:||Sunny, Light shade|
|Growth Habit:||Evergreen, Spreading|
|Special Features:||Cut flower, Bird nesting plant, Fast growing|
|Attracts Wildlife:||Bees, Nectar eating birds, Butterflies, Other insects|
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