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Ceratopetalum gummiferum 'Alburys Red'

Description

A most beautiful small tree or large bush from rainforest margins in New South Wales. Grown commercially for cut flowers for the orange-red coloured calyces in summer. Known as "Festival Bush" in California. Prefers acid soils so will need supplemental sulphur and Iron in Californias alkaline soils. Flowers best in full sun. Great shrub for hedge or screen or speciman shrub.

Details

Biological Name: Ceratopetalum gummiferum 'Alburys Red'
Common Name: NSW Christmas Bush or Festival Bush
Flower Color: White ages to Red
Flower Time: Summer
Height: 3-15'
Width: 6-8'
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1 Gallon: not available
2 Gallon: not available
5 Gallon: $38.00
15 Gallon: not available
Mail Order Plant (online only): not available
Seeds (online only): not available

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Hardenbergia, Acacia, Senna and Casuarinas have nitrogen-fixing nodules on their root systems to help provide nitrogen for other plants close to them?

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