SpecificationsTempletonia retusa is an evergreen medium shrub with large red pea shaped flowers during winter and spring. This Western Australia native plants is ideal for coastal gardens and a feature plant in any native garden or roadside landscape. This plant is widely used in the revegation along new roadsides within Western Australia. Templetonia prefers full sun to part shade in a well drained soil. Waterwise once established. Lightly prune after flowering to maintain plant shape and size.
Common Name Cockies Tongue / Coral Bush Plant Type Evergreen, Native Australian Plant, Native West Australian Plant, Outdoor, Revegetation, Shrub Range No Dimensions 2m high x 3m wide Sunlight Full Sun, Part Sun Bird/Wildlife Attracting Yes Australian Native Yes Deciduous No Evergreen Yes Flower Colour Red Foliage Colour Green Flowering Season Spring, Winter Botanical Genus Templetonia Botanical Species retusa Flower Type Labiate - Corolla Forming A Lip Foliage Type Cuneate - Wedge Shaped, Acute Base Width 300 cm Height 200 cm
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