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  • Also known as New Zealand Christmas Bush.
  • Varies from a shrub to a small tree.
  • Has soft new growth at most times of the year.
  • This shrub has a lime green through silver to light green foliage.
  • The flowers are fluffy and vibrant orange-red pincushion flowers.
  • Blooms in spring-summer.
  • Tolerant to salt and sand.
  • Plant in full sun for rich foliage colour and flowering.
  • Part shade is also appreciable.
  • Requires free or well-drained clay loams and sandy soil with a neutral to acid pH for growing.
  • Requires light pruning after flowering.
  • Apply a native-plant fertiliser early spring or at planting for the best results.

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