Metrosideros Fiji Fire - NZ Christmas bush
Fantastic windbreak or privacy hedge to 3m - salt and wind tolerant, great for coastal gardens and exposed locations.
Eyecatching tufts of orange-red flowers in summer attract native birds and beneficial pollinators to feed; bright new red-copper growth, soft lime-silver foliage through the year.
Metrosideros collina Fiji Fire™ - New Zealand Christmas bushAPPEARANCE : Fiji Fire is a shrub to small tree with bright and soft new growth at most times of the year. Tight habit makes a great hedge. Eye-catching orange red pincushion flowers during spring and summer, occasionally later in the year in warmer climates.
USE FOR : Ideal for sea-side planting; bird attracting, makes a great hedge or on its own as a feature plant.
CLIMATE : Salt and wind tolerant. Frost free
PLANTING : Plant in full sun for rich foliage colour and prolific flowering. Tolerates part shade. Thrives in free draining soil.
CARE : Well drained clay loams or sandy soil with a neutral to acid pH. Tolerates dry conditions once established. Prune lightly following after flowering is finished. Fertilise with native-plant fertiliser early spring and at planting.
MAURE HEIGHT & WIDTH: 3m H x 2m 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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