Kunzea baxteri – Crimson Kunzea

Crimson Kunzea is outstanding for its showy bright red bottlebrush flower heads that appear sporadically for most of the year. It is a small to medium shrub that has a spreading habit. It makes a good feature plant but the fine foliage also makes it suitable as a screening or hedge plant, given that it also responds very well to pruning.

Family : Myrtaceae
Cultivar Name:
Plant Type : Large shrub
Width : 5
Flowering Time : All year
Soil Type : Sandy loam, Clay loam, Poor soil
Climate Zone : Warm temperate, Cool temperate, Mediterranean
Growth Habit : Evergreen, Spreading
Soil Moisture : Dry, Well-drained
Special Uses : Erosion control, Honey producing plant, Bird nesting plant, Playground friendly
Scientific Name: Kunzea baxteri
Common Name : Crimson Kunzea
Height : 4
Flower Color : Red
pH Level : Acid, Neutral, Alkaline
Plant Environment : Low maintenance garden, Flower garden, Drought resistant
Light : Sunny, Light shade
Lifespan :
Frost Tolerance : Tolerates light frost
Attracts Wildlife : Bees, Nectar eating birds, Butterflies, Other insects