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Today's bloom is New Zealand Christmas Tree 'Gala' (Metrosideros excelsa)

Bloom of the Day for December 23rd, 2012:

New Zealand Christmas Tree 'Gala'
(Metrosideros excelsa)

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Information:
Type of plant: Trees

Bloom color: Red

Sun requirements: Full Sun

Cold hardiness: Zone 10a to Zone 11

Height: over 40 ft. (12 m)

Spacing: 30-40 ft. (9-12 m), over 40 ft. (12 m)

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Kell wrote:
Love this leaf! Great photo, Sue. Timely too! LOL New Zealand Christmas Tree 'Gala'

Calif_Sue wrote:
Thanks Kell and Kin, took that at Regan's, I wonder if the zone is right. Probably too cold for it here though. :-( Sure is a neat looking plant!


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