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Russelia Equisetiformis
Russelia Equisetiformis - Coral plant
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During summer, coral-red, tubular flowers are displayed profusely at the ends of the branches in 30cm long sprays that may persist throughout the year. Will grow in both moist and slightly dry conditions but requires full sunlight and occasional pruning to flower well.

Size — 200mm
Growth Width — 4m
Growth Height — 2m
Drought Tolerant
Frost Sensitive
Flower Colour — Red
Foliage Colour — Green
Light Requirements — Full sun, Part Shade
Soil Requirements — Well drained soil
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Planting Advice

Incorporate planting compost such as Active 8, 50:50 with existing soil at time of planting, and water with Harvest once a week for the first 6 weeks. Keep well mulched.

Watering needs

Water deeply until established for the first 6 to 8 weeks.

Pruning Advice

Lightly prune regularly in the warmer months to maintain shape and size.

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