Callistemon ‘Captain Cook’ Bottlebrush

One of the best red bottlebrushes on an erect but compact shrub. The small, narrow leaves make this a great hedge plant also.

Scientific Name:Callistemon
Family:Myrtaceae
Common Name:Bottlebrush
Plant Type:Small shrub
Height:1.5 ~ 2 metres
Width:1 ~ 1.5 metre
Flower Colour:Red
Flowering Time:Spring, Summer
Ph Level:Strongly acidic, Mildly acid, Neutral, Mildly alkaline
Soil Type:Sandy, Clay, Loamy, Sandy loam, Clay loam, Potting mix, Poor soil
Plant Environment:Low maintenance garden, Container growing, Coastal garden, Drought resistant
Climate Zone:Sub-tropical, Warm temperate, Cool temperate, Mediterranean
Light:Sunny, Light shade
Growth Habit:Evergreen, Spreading
Lifespan:Long lived
Soil Moisture:Dry, Well-drained, Moist moderate drainage
Special Uses:Street tree, Erosion control, Bird nesting plant, Pollution tolerant, Fast growing
Attracts Wildlife:Bees, Nectar eating birds, Butterflies, Other insects

Neutrog Bush Tucker & medal

Angus recommends Bush Tucker fertilizer for this plant.

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