Leptospermum Red Ensign

An abundance of eye catching, single bright crimson flowers are produced between April and June, and are complimented by the burgundy green foliage and brown red stems

Month Available: March

Evergreen / Deciduous: Evergreen

Flower Colour: Red

Suitable For Wildlife: None

Soil Type: Well-drained

Sun/Shade: Full sun or partial shade

Season of Interest: Spring

Flower/Foliage/Berries: Flowers

Plant Type: Shrub

Hardy: Frost hardy

Main Attribute: Flowers

Height / Spread: 2m x 1.5m (6ft 6in x 5ft)

This is a lovely plant, but it doesn't like the cold!! Only grow it if you have a really sheltered area in your garden

Where to Plant: Borders

Pests and Diseases: Generally free.

Plant Care: Trim annually to maintain shape. Protect from frost

Care and Time: Low - spring

Warning: None

Benefits: Unusual shrub for mild climates, wonderful two tone flowers

History: Leptospermum have evergreen, small leaves and a bushy habit. Originating from Australia and New Zealand, they are commonly known as the New Zealand Tea Tree. They are grow best in seaside gardens and mild areas.

EU Rights: N/A

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