An excellent leafy plant with lovely creamy tubular flowers, flushed pink at the edges. Flowers freely for many months. Provides food for native birds.
Summer to autumn.
PLANTS NEEDED PER SQUARE METRE:
Forms an evergreen shrubby framework of many stems. Densely leaved.
POSITION & USES:
Sun. Frost hardy.
Easily grown in any fertile well drained soil. Prune to approximately 30cm from the ground before spring to encourage fresh growth.
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- Red Can = Plants require little water in hot, dry weather
- Green Can = Plants require deep watering every few weeks in hot, dry weather
- Blue Can = Plants require deep watering weekly in hot, dry weather
Codes are a guide only and watering requirements will be affected by soil type, competition, mulching, wind and many other factors. Try to group plants with the same code in the one bed.