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C subulatus Cheel

A small spreading shrub to about 4 ft high; young wood lustrous rich brown. Leaves glossy green on both sides, awl-shaped, {5/8} to 1{1/2} in. long, {1/8} to {1/4} in. wide. Flower-spikes crimson, 2 to 3 in. long, 1{1/2} to 2 in. wide. Native of E. Victoria and New South Wales. C. subulatus has proved quite hardy at Wisley against a wall of the Alpine House. See also C. rigidus above.

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