Callistemon hybrid ‘Green Envy’ – Bottlebrush

A lovely, compact small shrub that flowers abundantly in spring, with bright red bottle brush flowers. Very low maintenance and hardy, good for low informal hedges and screens. The flowers are rich in nectar, attracting birds and insects. Tolerates wet and dry periods well, and adaptable to most soils. Likes full sun to part shade. Frost tolerant once established, and grows well in coastal gardens.

 

Scientific Name:Callistemon hybrid
Family:Myrtaceae
Common Name:Bottlebrush
Plant Type:Small shrub
Height:0.5 ~ 1 metre
Width:0.5 ~ 1 metre
Flower Colour:Red
Flowering Time:Spring
Ph Level:Neutral
Soil Type:Sandy, Clay, Loamy, Sandy loam, Clay loam, Potting mix
Plant Environment:Low maintenance garden, Courtyard, Poolside, Container growing, Flower garden, Coastal garden, Drought resistant
Climate Zone:Warm temperate, Cool temperate, Mediterranean
Light:Sunny, Light shade, Half shade
Growth Habit:Evergreen, Dense foliage, Mound-shaped
Soil Moisture:Well-drained, Moist moderate drainage
Special Uses:Bonsai
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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