‘Rudolph’ is a fast growing medium to tall shrub that grows approximately 2-3m tall and 1.5-2m wide. It has attractive purplish new growth and large red flowers. It is a summer flowering variety. Commencing in December and often flowering through the Christmas period.
|Origin:||Developed in a Breeding Programme from a cross between a selected burgundy leafed form of Leptospermum morrisonii and Leptospermum spectabile.|
|Uses:||The appealing leaf colour and growth habit make this plant ideal for screens or hedges. It is cold hardy and tolerates poorly drained soils.|
|Fauna:||Attracts a wide range of nectar feeding insects. These attract native birds and other wildlife.|
|Maintenance:||Prune and fertilize after flowering to promote fresh new growth. This growth will provide flowers the following year.|
|Legal Protection:||Protected by Plant Breeders Rights. PBR 1542|
|See also different:||Leptospermum Selection|