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Chilean Fire Bush

Embothrium coccineum

Also known as

Chilean Flame Flower, Chilean firebush

Embothrium coccineum (1) by Arthur Chapman (CC BY 2.0)

Full Sun
Moderate watering
Frost Hardy

H4

RHS hardiness

-10°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

8m

Max

4m

4m

Min

2.5m

20 years to reach maturity

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

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Chilean Fire Bush Overview

Evergreen shrub or small tree, has leathery foliage and clusters of red, tubular flowers.

Common problems with Chilean Fire Bush

How to propagate Chilean Fire Bush

Cuttings

Propagate from seed in spring or cuttings in summer.

Seed

Other uses of Chilean Fire Bush

Specimen Spring interest.