A small, Australian shrub growing to 50cm in height. This produces small, delicate tubular red-orange flowers during late winter-spring. Useful as a low flowering hedge it needs careful establishment, then around 3 to 4 cuts per year.
This plant is a nectar source for birds.
Small shrubs 0.5 - 3 metres
Less than 2.5m (safe)
Semi-arid with winter rain,
Moist temperate with warm summers,
Winter rains with dry summers,
Moist temperate with hot summers
Central Highlands Garden,
Yarra Valley Water plants