Callistemon ‘Candelabra’ Bottlebrush

An upright narrow dense shrub with masses of perfumed yellow flowers set above silver grey foliage. Ideal for narrow garden areas such as driveways; as a screening or specimen plant; suited to streetscapes and parklands. May also be hedged. Frost tolerant. Pruning will increase the density, cut back after flowering.

Scientific Name:Callistemon
Family:Myrtaceae
Common Name:Bottlebrush
Plant Type:Large shrub
Height:2.5 ~ 3 metres
Width:1 ~ 2 metre
Flower Colour:Yellow
Flowering Time:Spring, Autumn
Ph Level:Mildly acid, Neutral, Mildly alkaline
Soil Type:Sandy, Clay, Loamy, Sandy loam, Clay loam
Plant Environment:Low maintenance garden, Coastal garden, Drought resistant
Climate Zone:Sub-tropical, Warm temperate, Cool temperate, Mediterranean, Cool
Light:Sunny, Light shade
Growth Habit:Evergreen, Dense foliage, Spreading
Lifespan:Long lived
Soil Moisture:Dry, Well-drained, Moist moderate drainage
Special Uses:Street tree, Erosion control, Bird nesting plant, Pollution tolerant
Attracts Wildlife:Bees, Nectar eating birds, Butterflies, Other insects

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Angus recommends Bush Tucker fertilizer for this plant.

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