A dense showy evergreen shrub with masses of scarlet bottlebrush shaped flowers throughout the warm season. Tolerates heat, some cold, poor soils. Will make a dramatic hedge or screen plant but equally valued as a large specimen. Flowers can be used in cut flower arrangements.
Height x Width
10-12' H x 10-12' W
Once established, needs only occasional watering.
Fertilize in spring with a well balanced fertilizer. Follow label instructions.
Prune in spring before new growth begins. Can also be pruned after blooming to keep a tidy appearance.