Description: 8' tall and wide, blooms in spring and fall with bright red brushes 12 x 6 cm. The foliage has a citrus scent when rubbed and new growth is silvery pink. Leaves are flat and narrow, 5cm long and 1cm wide. Flowers are arranged in crimson spikes. A showy small tree which grows well on heavy soils including wet sites. Frost tolerant and benefits from careful pruning. Native to the coast of New South Wales and Queensland. Keep away from drains
Culture: Full to part sun. Sand, loam, clay, bog or damp soils that are well-drained. Acid, neutral or alkaline. Moderately frost hardy.
Uses: Hedge, screening, accent plant, windbreaks.
|Temperature Rating||USDA Zone 8|
|Type||Shrub to 8'|
|Culture||18" minimum annual rainfall|
|Native||New South Wales, Queensland, Victoria|
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