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Metrosideros collina 'Springfire'


Metrosideros, Lehua, Lehua Of Hawaii
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Plant Facts

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: 20-25° F
Nativity Hawaii
Height Range 8 - 12 FT
Spread Range 4 - 6 FT
Flower Showy Y
Sunset Zones 17 : 23 : 24
USDA Zones
Leaf Color Bronze-Green : Green
Leaf Texture Shiny
Form Shrub
Flower Color Red : Red-Orange
Flower Time May : June
Ease of Growing Average
Light Preferences Sun (minimum 8 hours direct sun) : Partial Shade
Soil Preferences Well-drained
Watering Preferences Drought Tolerant : Medium
Outstanding Features Attracts Birds : Attracts Butterflies : Container Plant : Drought tolerant : Seaside tolerant

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