Metrosideros collina 'Springfire'
LehuaMetrosideros, Lehua, Lehua Of Hawaii
|Scientific Name||Metrosideros collina 'Springfire'|
|Principal Common Name||Lehua|
|Common Name(s)||Metrosideros, Lehua, Lehua of Hawaii|
|Description||This is a compact, upright, evergreen large shrub can grow to at least 10 feet tall by 5 to 6 feet wide with pale orange-red flowers blooming spring and summer. The flowers are shaped flowers which are lacking petals but have tufts of stamens.|
|General Comments||Winter Hardiness: 20-25Â° F|
|Height Range||8 - 12 FT|
|Spread Range||4 - 6 FT|
|Sunset Zones||17 : 23 : 24|
|Leaf Color||Bronze-Green : Green|
|Flower Color||Red : Red-Orange|
|Flower Time||May : June|
|Ease of Growing||Average|
|Light Preferences||Sun (minimum 8 hours direct sun) : Partial Shade|
|Watering Preferences||Drought Tolerant : Medium|
|Outstanding Features||Attracts Birds : Attracts Butterflies : Container Plant : Drought tolerant : Seaside tolerant|
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