Callistemon ‘Mary McKillop’ Bottlebrush

A dense lightly weeping medium shrub with glossy leaves and lettuce green new growth. Plant as specimens or groups in gardens or streetscapes, as hedges, and looks spectacular in a large tub. A dense plantation along a boundary or for screening will give a brilliant flowering display over many months, and supply a constant flush of nectar for honeyeaters.

Scientific Name:Callistemon
Family:Myrtaceae
Common Name:Bottlebrush
Plant Type:Large shrub
Height:2 ~ 2.5 metres
Width:1 ~ 2 metre
Flower Colour:Red
Flowering Time:Spring, Summer
Ph Level:Strongly acidic, Mildly acid, Neutral, Mildly alkaline
Soil Type:Clay, Loamy, Sandy loam, Clay loam, Poor soil
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
Soil Moisture:Dry, Well-drained, Moist moderate drainage
Special Uses:Bonsai, 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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