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 to feed; bright soft lime-silver new growth and silver-green leaves through the year.
DESCRIPTION: 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. USES: Salt and wind tolerant, ideal for sea-side planting; bird attracting and makes a great hedge or on its own as a specimen plant. 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. Prune lightly following after flowering is finished. Fertilise with native-plant fertiliser early spring and at planting. HEIGHT & WIDTH: 3m H x2m W. YOUR PLANTS: These plants are tube-stock plants, healthy young plants with new roots that will establish quickly in your garden. The average size of your plants will be 15 -25 cm including the pot height of 80mm high and 42 mm wide.