Christmas Bush (NSW)

Scientific Name: 
Ceratopetalum gummiferum
Family Name: 
Cunoniaceae
Place of Origin: 
NSW, Australia
Plant Description: 
NSW Christmas Bush puts on a delightful pink/red floral display in summer around Christmas time. Frost tolerant and dense in habit, it has lots of white flowers in spring with the bracts turning red in time for Santa. It's a bit thirsty.
Plant Height: 
2.3
Plant Width: 
3.6
Plant Use: 
Craft/Construction/Fibre
Harvest Period: 
Summer
Of Interest: 
Christmas Bush is used in flower arrangements and can make a great informal hedge or small tree of interest in the garden.
Annual, Biannual or Perennial: 
Perennial
Plant Type: 
Shrub
Small Tree
Climate: 
Temperate
Cool Temperate
Warm Temperate
Deciduous or Evergreen: 
Evergreen

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