Metarungia longistrobus is a hardy, evergreen, neat shrub with glossy, grey-green leaves.
The conical shaped spikes of peachy-orange flowers attract sunbirds and resemble the shrimp plant. It blooms from April to July.
An attractive, neat shrub, that flowers for a long period in late summer and winter.
This plant tolerates quite a wide variety of conditions and is thus a very useful landscaping plant.
The flowers attract nectar-feeding birds and insects to the garden.
Size 1 to 2m