Cultivated shrub to small tree. It grows 8-12 feet in height with narrow lance-shaped leaves 4-12 inches long. They are dark green, leathery and glossy. Two-3 inch flowers are white, pink, red or salmon and they cluster at the ends of branches. Fruits are long slender capsules, the seeds having a tuft of hair.
Originally posted: Oct 17, 2014
Last updated: Oct 17, 2014