Metrosideros excelsa ‘LEMON TWIST’
- Green and splashes of yellow variegation on its foliage
- Dwarf habit
- Colour contrast for borders, hedges, pots and planter boxes.
Description: ‘Lemon Twist’ is a variegated shrub with splashes of lemon colour on its foliage. Its dwarf habit, foliage colour and hardiness make it a fantastic choice for whatever your job may be.
Size: 1.5m high x 1m wide.
Uses: Hedges, borders, patio pots, planter boxes and colour contrast.
Position: Full sun. Most soil types, but prefers good drainage.
Care: Water as required for 8-13 weeks until established. Plant in a well mulched garden (chunky mulch is recommended). If required use slow release fertiliser in spring. Moderate watering required and light pruning.
Where it works: Light to moderate frost regions for all states (incl. NT) and all frost free areas.
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Heights shown on the website are for general gardening conditions. In well maintained gardens, some plants will get taller.