A fast growing medium shrub to around 3-5 metres tall and wide. Beautiful large rosy pink flowers that attract lots of honey eating wildlife, and make great cut flowers. A good feature or screening plant with deeply divided dark green foliage. Best in well-drained soils in full sun or partial shade position. Tolerant of moderate frost, wind and drought once established. Prune lightly from an early age to stop the plant going too leggy.
|Plant Type:||Large shrub|
|Height:||3 ~ 5 metres|
|Width:||2 ~ 4 metres|
|Flowering Time:||All year|
|Ph Level:||Acid, Neutral|
|Soil Type:||Loamy, Sandy loam, Clay loam|
|Plant Environment:||Low maintenance garden, Flower garden, Coastal garden, Drought resistant|
|Climate Zone:||Sub-tropical, Warm temperate, Cool temperate, Mediterranean, Cool, Semi-arid|
|Light:||Sunny, Light shade|
|Growth Habit:||Evergreen, Spreading|
|Soil Moisture:||Dry, Well-drained, Moist moderate drainage|
|Frost Tolerance:||Tolerates light frost|
|Plant Usage:||Screen, Windbreak|
|Special Features:||Cut flower, Bird nesting plant, Fast growing|
|Attracts Wildlife:||Bees, Nectar eating birds, Butterflies, Other insects|
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