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Characteristics: Shrub 2 m spread 1 m
Seed per packet: 100
An erect straggling stem with heart shaped leaves. Brilliant red bottlebrush like flowers 5 cm long occurring in late spring.
Endemic to the Goldfields region of Western Australia.
Adaptable to most spoils in an open sunny position, drought and frost resistant.
Seed is generally best sown in spring or autumn in temperate climates, avoid the coldest and hottest months of the year. The optimum germination temperature for germination is around 18-22°C
Seeds of many natives are dormant and require specific conditions or pre-treatment for germination.
Do not be too hasty to discard seed that does not germinate, natives will often lay dormant until the conditions are similar to their natural requirements for germination to occur. Containers put to one side will often surprise long after they were discarded.