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Flower colour: Red
Flowering season: spring
Maximum height: 0.5 metres
Minimum height: 0.3 metres
Maximum width: 3 metres
Minimum width: 2 metres
This plant will tolerate full sunlight.
Medium frost tolerance.
Plant is not salt tolerant.
Yes. Attracts: birds.
This plant species will grow in the following climates: temperate.
Loam: dry, wet, moist, well-drained.
Clay: dry, wet, moist, well-drained.
Sand: dry, wet, moist, well-drained.
Soil pH: 5.5-6.5
Native to: Australia.
Planting season: autumn and spring.
Types of fertiliser: low phosphorus.