Cardinal's Guard has a beautiful thick long spikes of brilliant red flowers on deep emerald green leaves. It naturally develops into a multi stemmed rambler that generally always has a few flowers on it. It makes an excellent background shrub in a garden bed.
This is an excellent plant for cooler gardens particularly in Sydney. While they don't like frosts they will handle temperatures down to just above freezing.
|Growing Conditions||Prefers moist soil and a part shade position. Will wilt if soil drys out too much. Grows well coastally down to Sydney and will grow in a sheltered frost free moist position in Melbourne.|
|Flowering Season||Flowers sporadically most of the year|
|Max Size||2 m|