Tristaniopsis laurina ‘Winter Red’ – Water Gum

A small, dense shrub with attractive deep green foliage with bronze-red new growth and yellow flowers in summer. A great plant for shrubberies, low hedges, topiary and pot culture. It is very hardy, and is troubled by few pests and diseases. A good native substitute for photinia.

Family : Myrtaceae
Cultivar Name: Winter Red
Plant Type : Large shrub
Width : 1.5
Flowering Time : Summer
Soil Type : Loamy, Sandy loam, Clay loam, Potting mix
Climate Zone : Sub-tropical, Warm temperate, Cool temperate, Mediterranean
Growth Habit : Evergreen, Dense foliage, Mound-shaped
Soil Moisture : Well-drained, Moist moderate drainage
Special Uses : Erosion control, Fast growing
Scientific Name: Tristaniopsis laurina
Common Name : Water Gum
Height : 2
Flower Color : Yellow
pH Level : Acid, Neutral
Plant Environment : Low maintenance garden, Courtyard, Poolside, Container growing
Light : Sunny, Light shade
Lifespan :
Frost Tolerance : Tolerates light frost
Attracts Wildlife : Bees, Nectar eating birds, Butterflies, Other insects