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Bush Blitz is a clumping perennial, prolifically flowering with orange and burgundy fur covered blooms. A plant of small to medium stature with branched stems. Best grown in a container. Flowers from spring to autumn, attracting birds and other nectar lovers to the flowers. Drought, heat and light frost tolerant once established.
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Flower colour: orange
Flowering season: spring summer autumn
Maximum height: 0.8 metres
Minimum height: 0.7 metres
Maximum width: 0.5 metres
Minimum width: 0.5 metres
This plant will tolerate full sunlight.
Light frost tolerance.
Plant is salt tolerant.
Yes. Attracts: Birds, insects.
This plant species will grow in the following climates: cool, temperate.
Loam: moist, well-drained.
Clay: not suitable.
Sand: moist, well-drained.
Soil pH: 5.5-6.5
Ink spot disease
Native to: Australia.
Planting season: Any.
Types of fertiliser: Good native fertiliser, applied in spring.