Regelia megacephala

Uses: Ornamental shrub used for contrast or accent planting. Useful for low hedging and screening, or as a foreground plant in streetscapes and reserves. Bird and butterfly attracting.
Responds well to pruning
Note: Rare in cultivation but outstanding specimen plant.

  • Height 2-4m
  • Spread 2-3m
  • Position
    • position-partshade Part Shade
    • position-fullsun Full Sun
  • Family Myrtaceae
  • Botanical Name Regelia megacephala
  • Origin WA
  • Habit Erect to spreading
  • Landscape 2nd line coast, Coastal footslopes, Plains, Hills
  • Soil Texture Clay, Loam, Rock, Sand
  • pH Acidic, Neutral
  • Tolerates Drought, Moderate frost
  • Supplementary Watering Minimal
  • Flower Colour Red
  • Flowering Time Summer
  • Flower Type Globular
  • Purpose Habitat, Ornamental
  • Form Large Shrub (Usually exceeds 3.6m)