Description: A small, dense shrub 6 to 8' with large, crimson, white tipped flowers in spring.
It has gray, mottled bark and shining foliage and the buds and pods are usually nodding and red in color. This species makes an excellent pot plant in colder areas. Found native in West Australia, in the Ravensthorpe and Hopetoun area. Prefers well-drained soil and low humidity.
Uses: Ornamental plantings, shade, honey production.
|Temperature Rating||USDA Zone 9|
|Type||Small specimen to 5 m, mallet|
|Flower Color||Crimson red|
|Soil Type||Loam, clay-loam|
|Soil Moisture (minimum)||350 mm (14") per year|
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