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Tristaniopsis laurina Burgundy Blush

Botanical Name: Common Names:
Tristaniopsis laurina Burgundy Blush Dwarf Water Gum, Dwarf Kanooka,
Native: Foliage Type:
Yes Evergreen
Plant Type: Plant Habit:
Hedging / Screening, Shrubs Dense, Rounded

Burgundy Blush is a dwarf evergreen shrub with rich red foliage from winter to spring. This plant is compact in habit making it suitable for any garden that requires low structured plantings and little maintenance. Burgundy Blush's attractive rich red foliage and compact habit makes a stunning low to medium hedge and is the native alternative to Photinia robusta. Burgundy Blush provides contrast in landscapes and gardens making it an extremely versatile plant for informal and formal garden designs.

Mature Height: Mature Width:
1-2m 1-2m

Position: Soil Type:
Full Sun Well Drained

Landscape Use(s)
Balcony / Roof, Bird Attracting, Borders / Shrubbery, Coastal Garden, Courtyard, Feature, Foliage Feature / Colour, Formal Garden, Habitat, Hedging / Screening, Low Water Garden, Mass Planting, Rockery, Tropical Garden, Container / Pot, Under Trees

Pests & Diseases: Generally trouble free

Cultural Notes:

Plant Care
Keep moist during dry periods, Low phosphorus slow release fertiliser, Mulch well

Family Name: Origin:
Myrtaceae Australia

Foliage Colour: Red
Flower Colour: Cream
Flower Fragrant: No
Flowering Season: Summer
Fruit: Insignificant

Requirements Tolerances
Growth Rate: Moderate
Maintenance Level: Low
Water Usage: Low
Drought: High
Frost: Moderate
Wind: High