LOW WATER REQUIREMENTS
MEDIUM WATER REQUIREMENTS
An evergreen, hardy tree/shrub with drooping branches. The pale grey bark is rough and longitudinally fissured. The leaves are opposite, simple, ovate, shiny bright green and have a finely toothed margin. It bears brick red to orange tubular flowers (up to 4cm long) which appear in clusters and grow off the branches, making them hidden along the leaves. The fruit is a round, fleshy green berry (10mm in diameter) which rippens to black. There is also a yellow-flowered variety.