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Metrosideros thomasii, New Zealand Christmas Bush, Metrosideros Springfire, Ohia-Lehua

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Metrosideros thomasii

New Zealand Christmas Bush, Metrosideros Springfire, Ohia-Lehua
Family: Myrtaceae
Origin: New Zealand
Large shrub 5-10 ftFull sunSemi-shadeRegular waterRed/crimson/vinous flowersAttracts butterflies, hummingbirdsSubtropical, cold hardy at least to 30s F for a short timeSeaside, salt tolerant plant

Metrosideros Springfire is an attractive and very hardy medium sized silvery-leafed evergreen shrub flowering in late autumn, spring and summer. It has bright red pompom like flowers. Likes a sunny aspect and well drained soil. Good for coastal areas, ideal as a hedge and can be shaped and trimed after spring, Summer flowering. Salt tolerant. Best for cool conservatory with min.


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Metrosideros thomasii, New Zealand Christmas Bush, Metrosideros Springfire, Ohia-Lehua

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Metrosideros thomasii, New Zealand Christmas Bush, Metrosideros Springfire, Ohia-Lehua

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Metrosideros thomasii, New Zealand Christmas Bush, Metrosideros Springfire, Ohia-Lehua

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