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Large green leaves and red flowers
- Pests & Diseases - red spider mite, scale insects, mealybugs under glass.
- Place of Origin - Australia
- Half hardy - unheated greenhouse / mild winter - Hardy in coastal and relatively mild parts of the UK except in severe winters and a risk from sudden (early) frosts. May be hardy elsewhere with wall shelter or googd microclimate. Likely to be damaged or killed in cold winters. Plant can withstand temperatures down to -5°C (23°F)
- Height - in metres - to 5m (15ft)
- Spread - in metres - 2.5m (8ft)
- Tall Shrub - or small tree with abundant, intense red flowers.
- Against a wall - an excellent plant for a sun-trap site.
- Full Sun
- Fertile moist well-drained soil
- Neutral to acid soil