A tall shrub or small tree with leathery, green to bluish-green leaves. Ball-like, red flowers, strikingly contrasted with creamy-white styles, are produced from autumn to winter. This species shows variability in growth habit and height. Grow for its stunning colour combination of flowers and foliage. Useful for screening and windbreaks. The flowers attract nectar feeding birds. Grow in a sunny, open position. Tolerates moderate coastal exposure. Prune after flowering to maintain compact growth.
FULL SUN - PART SHADE - HEIGHT 3.5-8M - WIDTH 3-10M - PRUNE WELL - COASTAL CONDITIONS