Brighten up your garden with a spectacular, native shrub. This fast growing, weeping bottlebrush produces long pendulous brances and long, narrow, soft grey green leaves that are covered in long silky hairs. From spring to autumn it features abundant, large, bright scarlet flower brushes that attract bees, butterflies and nectar feeding birds. This hardy plant is Ideal for hedges, windbreaks, erosion control or simply as a feature plant in your garden.
|Size — 140mm|
|Growth Width — 4m|
|Growth Height — 6m|
|Flower Colour — Red|
|Light Requirements — Full sun, Part Shade|
|Soil Requirements — Clay soil, Sandy soil, Special potting mix, Well drained soil|
To plant, choose a position with well drained soil. Apply a small amount of well composted, organic matter to the soil before you plant. Be sure to add mulch to retain soil moisture. For containers, use a native potting mix. This plant does not like wet feet.
Water this plant regularly. Allow soil to dry out slightly between watering as this plant does not like wet feet.
Prune your plant after flowering to retain shape and encourage new growth. It can be pruned back hard if required.