New Zealand Christmas Bush
The New Zealand Christmas bush is a large shrub that can be hedged and used as a screen or a windbreak.
It is happy in coastal conditions where it will tolerate the wind , salt air and exposed sites.
It has soft green foliage with silvery new growth and bright red clusters of flowers through Spring and Summer that are bird attracting.
Plant in full sun in well drained soil Is drought tolerant once established. Prune lightly after flowering each year to keep compact.
Fertilise at the start of Spring each year.