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Cockies Tongue, Boxwood

Genus: Templetonia
Species: retusa
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An evergreen shrub normally growing in a rounded shape to 2.5 metres high and wide. Grey green thick leaves and massed, bright red pea flowers in winter and spring. Flower colour in seed grown plants can vary between red and yellow. Prune lightly after flowering.

Pronunciation: Tem-pull-toe-nee-ah