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*RETAIL - Metrosideros umbellata

*RETAIL - Metrosideros umbellata

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This collection from New Zealand's South Island is one of the most frost hardy of the New Zealand Christmas tree species. This shrub or small tree grows slowly, eventually reaching 10-15' or a bit more, with narrow, shiny, bright green leaves and a dense habit. A fine garden plant for formality or screen. Mature plants are topped early summer with bright red, powder puff flowers, magic for bees and hummingbirds. Sun to part shade with regular summer water, preferring cooler soils. Frost hardiness expected to 15F, mid USDA zone 8, and possibly lower.

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