New Zealand Christmas Bush

New Zealand Christmas Bush

Metrosideros collina Springfire

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Plant Details
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Care Information

Expected Height Range:

2 m - 4 m

Spread Range:

1.5 m - 3 m

Preferred positioning:

Full sun, Partial sun, and Partial shade

Common uses:

Supports wildlife, Drought tolerant, Low maintenance garden, Specimen plant, Coastal garden, Privacy screening, Pollutant tolerant, Hedging, Textural interest, and Wow! factor

Flower Season/s:

Spring and Summer

Flower Colour/s:

Plant life cycle:



Naturally found in coastal and lowland forests of the Pacific Islands, including New Zealand and Hawaii

Leaf information:

Glossy, dark green leaves

Preferred Soil:

Prefers well-drained soils; tolerates a range of moisture levels but does not like waterlogged conditions

Springfire captivates with its vibrant red flowers that bloom in abundance, attracting birds and pollinators. This hardy plant is drought-resistant and low maintenance, making it perfect for adding a splash of colour and supporting wildlife in your garden. Also a favourite plant amongst hummingbirds.

Care Considerations:

Does well with occasional pruning to remove dead or damaged growth. Fertiliser is not strictly required, however if being used a balanced fertiliser during growing season is recommended.
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