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Metrosideros Collina - 100 Seeds - Polynesian Ironwood Tree

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Metrosideros Collina - Polynesian Ironwood Tree

100 Seeds

Native to French Polynesia and naturalised in Hawai'i, this large shrub or small tree can reach up to around 7m tall with attractive grey-green foliage. Left alone it will grow into a small upright tree, but with regular trimming can be maintained as a shrub. Leaves are evergreen, with new foliage coming in silvery and emerging from red buds.

Flowers are highly scented and almost brush-like in appearance, orange-red with many branching stamens, with flowers lasting a long time.

Highly attractive to nectar-feeding birds and butterflies!

Frost tender, keep above 0°C at all times.