Coleonema Red Velvet - diosma

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Fine-leaved low-growing evergreen shrub that will blend happily in your native or coastal garden. Little starry shades-of-pink flowers are a lure for beneficial insects that in turn bring in insectivorous native birds to feed.

Coleonema compactum Red Velvet - diosma

APPEARANCE: Evergreen neat compact shrub with fine slender aromatic foliage year-round, and starrywinter flowers which open white and mature to deep pink. South African in origin but has naturalised happily in VIC. More compact than other varieties.
USES: Native gardens, coastal gardens, wildlife gardens, attracting beneficial insects, winter gardens. Perfect for low hedging and containers.
PLANTING: Plant in a sunny position in well drained acid soil; avoid planting coleonemas in midsummer. Protect from frost and don't let young plants dry out.
CARE: Mulch to keep the roots cooler in summer, and water well while plants are establishing. Trim lightly after flowering to promote new growth and compactness. Feed with a controlled release native fertiliser after flowering to keep it healthy and free-flowering
HEIGHT & WIDTH:  1m H x 1m W.
YOUR PLANTS : These are tubestock plants, healthy young plants with new roots that will establish quickly in your garden. The pot size is 80mm high and 42 mm wide.
You can see an example in the image gallery.
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