Evergreen, Shrubs, Flowers
These 2–5-ft.-tall Australian evergreens produce showy clusters of sweet pea-shaped flowers in a blend of orange and purplish red, late winter through spring. A lighter crop often blooms in fall. Fast growing, with slender, graceful branches. Let them spill over walls or banks, or out of containers. To keep them compact, pinch regularly and cut back after flowering. Hardy to 24°F (–4°C).
Grows to 3–5 ft. tall and wide. Dark green leaves with small, prickly teeth along the edges; red, orange, and yellow flowers. Sometimes erroneously sold as C. ilicifolium.
Grows to 7 ft. tall and 4 ft. wide, with an open-growing habit. White flowers.
Colorful Mexican and Guatemalan native formerly known as Schizocentron elegans. Grows to just...
Grows to 6 ft. tall and nearly as wide, producing purple-blue flowers in spring. Selections inclu...