Soft red-orange flowers cover this evergreen plant in spring and summer. In tropical and subtropical gardens it makes a lovely deck plant or low edging; in cooler locations it can be enjoyed indoors as a houseplant.
APPEARANCE : Warm red-orange flowers grow in clusters on a rounded compact shrub. Tropical plant with glossy, vivid green foliage. USE FOR : Hedges, screens or mass planted for abundant colour during spring and summer. May be grown in containers as patio plants when provided with plenty of light. LOCATION : Plant in well drained soil in full sun to part shade. Avoid alkaline soil as this will cause yellowing of the leaves, protect from frost. CARE : Mulch and water regularly until the plant is established, usually around 12 weeks. Prune after flowering to promote dense growth habit and prolific blooms during the next flowering season. Provide plenty of water during dry periods. If leaves begin to yellow following dry conditions, feed with a liquid fertiliser like eco-seaweed for lush green foliage. Protect from frost. HEIGHT & WIDTH : 0.5m H x 0.3m W. YOUR PLANTS : These plants are tube-stock 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