Chilean firebush


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Chilean firebush

(ˈfaɪəˌbʊʃ)
n
(Plants) another name for embothrium
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Noun1.Chilean firebush - grown for outstanding display of brilliant usually scarlet-crimson flowers; Andes
Embothrium, genus Embothrium - small genus of South American evergreen shrubs or small trees with long willowy branches and flowers in flamboyant terminal clusters
bush, shrub - a low woody perennial plant usually having several major stems
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The Chilean firebush is another delight, which may be difficult to cultivate in your backyard but it thrives here.
Plas yn Rhiw on the Llyn peninsula and Plas Newydd, Anglesey, have plants and trees that benefit from having their own microclimate, such as the Chilean firebush and bellflower, scented herbs and magnolia.