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Wetland plants
Did you know wetland plants make excellent water filters? If you need to clean up stormwater runoff, or provide a buffer against flooding, give us a call.
Clianthus puniceus
Height: 2m;  Spread: 2m
Red kaka beak (Shrub)
Attractive red flowers with dull green leaves. Rare. Free draining position. Now less common than the more vigorous Clianthus maximus.
» Click here for more detailed information on Clianthus puniceus...
» Click here for our Clianthus article published in the Titirangi Tatler...
» For a landcaping perspective on Clianthus puniceus see this article by O2 Landscapes ...
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Now know from small population in North Auckland.
My first time from a seed what a beautiful colour and a good looking plant
You can see the difference.....!!
..new plantings at the Royal Botanic Gardens Melb.
Clianthus puniceus foliage with the smaller and more grayish appearance to the leaves