Tristaniopsis laurina ‘Burgundy Blush’ – Water Gum

A compact and brightly coloured shrub, with rich burgundy growth in winter which contrasts beautifully with the normally deep green foliage. It is naturally neat growing but can be trimmed to further encourage a more dense habit. Grows in most well drained soils and in full sun to light shade. Frost tolerant. Grows to around a metre and a half high and wide.


Family : Myrtaceae
Cultivar Name: Burgundy Blush
Plant Type : Small shrub, Large shrub
Width : 1.5
Flowering Time : Summer
Soil Type : Sandy, Loamy, Sandy loam, Clay loam, Potting mix
Climate Zone : Warm temperate, Cool temperate, Mediterranean
Growth Habit : Evergreen, Dense foliage, Spreading, Mound-shaped
Soil Moisture : Well-drained
Special Uses : Cut flower, Bonsai
Scientific Name: Tristaniopsis laurina
Common Name : Water Gum
Height : 1.5
Flower Color : Cream
pH Level : Acid, Neutral, Alkaline
Plant Environment : Low maintenance garden, Courtyard, Poolside, Container growing, Coastal garden
Light : Sunny, Light shade, Half shade
Lifespan : Perennial
Frost Tolerance : Tolerates light frost
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