Metrosideros robustus "Thomasii"

New Zealand fire tree

4 m. 13,12 f.
Family: Myrtaceae

Genus: Metrosideros

Genus of evergreen shrubs, trees and climbers, native to tropical and subtropical areas. They feature flowers with big stamens that give them a bottlebrush appearance.
They grow in humus-rich, fertile, neutral or acide soils, in full sun or partial shade.
Propagated by softwood and semi-hardwood cuttings in summer.
Latin name: Metrosideros robustus "Thomasii"
Evergreen shrub with silvery gray leaves and red flowers in summer.