Ceratopetalum gummiferum, the New South Wales Christmas bush, is a tall shrub or small tree popular in cultivation due to its sepals that turn bright red-pink at around Christmas time.  

  • Tolerates light frost, coastal
  • Part shade/ full sun
  • Small shrub, H up to 3, W up to 2m
  • Sandy soils/ well drained, sandy, loamy, sandy loam
  • Flowers – summer
  • Attracts – bees, butterflies

NSW Christmas Bush - Ceratopetalum Gummiferum