Ceratopetalum gummiferum ‘Johanna’s Christmas’ – NSW Christmas Bush

The compact, dwarf habit and stunning red flowers are the key features of this beautiful form of the ever popular NSW Christmas Bush. Use it as a feature shrub in a sunny well drained position in the garden or as a novel pot plant for courtyards and the like. Give it a light trim back behind the spent flowers after Christmas. Feed with a good native fertiliser in spring.

Family : Cunoniaceae
Cultivar Name: Johanna's Christmas
Plant Type : Small shrub
Width : 2
Flowering Time : Summer
Soil Type : Sandy, Loamy, Sandy loam, Potting mix
Climate Zone : Sub-tropical, Warm temperate, Cool temperate
Growth Habit : Evergreen, Mound-shaped
Soil Moisture : Well-drained, Moist moderate drainage
Special Uses : Cut flower, Erosion control, Playground friendly
Scientific Name: Ceratopetalum gummiferum
Common Name : NSW Christmas Bush
Height : 3
Flower Color : White, Red
pH Level : Acid, Neutral
Plant Environment : Low maintenance garden, Courtyard, Container growing, Flower garden, Coastal garden
Light : Sunny, Light shade
Lifespan : Perennial
Frost Tolerance : Tolerates light frost
Attracts Wildlife : Bees, Butterflies