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Metrosideros fulgens Adult
Height: 6m;  Spread: 3m
Climbing Rata, akatea (Vine)
A scrambling, clinging vine with yellow-red flowers (autumn) when vine reaches canopy. The Adult form is more inclined to form a small shrub.
» Click here for our Metrosideros fulgens article published in the Titirangi Tatler...
» For a landscaping perspective on Metrosideros fulgens Adult, see this article by O2 Landscapes...
Photo gallery:
Metrosideros fulgens flowering along the Ridge Track at Atuanui-Mt Auckland in April.
M. fulgens flower up close.
Metrosideros fulgens as pictured in the Titirangi Tatler
Metrosideros fulgens 'Gold'
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