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Callistemon (Bottlebrush) - 60cm - 8Ltr

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  • Other common names crimson bottlebrush 'Splendens'

  • Synonyms Callistemon 'Splendens'

  • Family Myrtaceae

  • Genus Callistemon are evergreen shrubs with aromatic, linear to lance-shaped leaves and bottlebrush-like spikes of flowers in which the long colourful stamens are prominent

  • Details 'Splendens' is a lax medium-sized evergreen shrub with slender arching branches clothed with narrow, rather stiff leaves, and bearing bright crimson bottlebrush-like flower spikes 15cm in length near the shoot tips

How to grow

Cultivation Grow in a sheltered position in full sun with a moist but well-drained soil

Propagation Propagate by seed or from semi-hardwood cuttings

Suggested planting locations and garden types Wall-side Borders City & Courtyard Gardens Mediterranean Climate Plants Patio & Container Plants

How to care

Pruning Pruning group 8

Pests Can get glasshouse red spider mite, mealybugs and scale insects under glass

Diseases Generally disease free