Hardy shrub with massed deep red bottle-brush flowers in winter, spring and summer. Height 2-2.5m x 1.5-2m. Most soil types in full sun. Tolerant of dry periods, wind, poor soils, water-logging, coastal conditions and frost. Good for screening. New growth is an attractive red/bronze colour.
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