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Metrosideros robusta aureovariegata

Common Name: Northern Rata

Plant Family: Myrtaceae

Metrosideros robusta aureovariegata
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Price:  £7.50
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Availability:  

  

1 in stock

Size/Qty:  9 cm pots


Hardiness/minimum temperature:  Frost tender (plus 1 to 5 deg. C.)
Position/ Situation:  Sheltered, frost-free gardens
Sun/ Shade:  Sun
Planting Style:  Exotic
Season of Interest:  All year round
Flower Colour:  Red
Leaf Colour:  Variegated
Height:  tall (over 12 feet)
Habit/Shape:  Bushy
Evergreen:  Yes


Tender evergreen shrub from New Zealand with yellow and green variegated leaves bright red long-stamened flowers in summer, similar to the Bottlebrush. A nice evergreen for a pot. Needs a very warm sheltered garden or move under glass for winter


Mainland UK  £8.50-£10 Local delivery Postcodes IP1-IP8 & CO10 (minimum order value applies please click here for details) FREE
Seeds & cuttings only  £2 Collect from our Nursery (Elmsett, Suffolk, IP7 6LZ) FREE
Scottish Highlands & offshore Islands From £10    

 

See our delivery information page for details

Unless otherwise indicated our plants are supplied in the following pot sizes according to category. Dimensions refer to either the pot diameter (cm) or volume (litre);

  • Exotics/Conservatory & House Plants, Succulents: mostly as young plants in 9cm or 1 litre pots
  • Hardy Perennials, Ferns and Grasses: 1 litre (approx 12cm diameter)
  • Herbs: 9cm
  • Hardy Shrubs and Climbers: 1.5 or 2 litre 
  • Potted Bulbs: variable- please see "Size/Qty" on product information page 
  • Dormant Bulbs, Tubers and Bare-root perennials come either bagged or wrapped without a pot

The exact size of plants will vary with the growing season and may be cut back in accordance with normal pruning regimes or to fit in the box if they are excessively tall