Callistemon ‘Matthew Flinders’ – Bottlebrush

 

A fantastic new dwarf bottlebrush with dark red flowers and attractive mid-green foliage, perfect for smaller gardens. Great rockery, container plant or general garden shrub. The main flowering is in late winter and early spring, with spot flowering for the rest of the time. Tip pruning after flowering will ensure a neat shaped plant.

Scientific Name:Callistemon
Family:Myrtaceae
Common Name:Bottlebrush
Plant Type:Small shrub
Height:0.5 ~ 0.8 metres
Width:0.4 ~ 0.5 metres
Flower Colour:Red
Flowering Time:All year
Ph Level:Acid, Neutral
Soil Type:Clay, Loamy, Sandy loam, Clay loam
Plant Environment:Low maintenance garden, Courtyard, Container growing, Flower garden, Coastal garden, Drought resistant
Climate Zone:Sub-tropical, Warm temperate, Cool temperate, Mediterranean, Cool
Light:Sunny, Light shade
Growth Habit:Evergreen, Dense foliage
Soil Moisture:Dry, Well-drained, Moist moderate drainage
Frost Tolerance:Tolerates light frost
Plant Usage:Feature plant
Special Uses:Bonsai, Erosion control, Pollution tolerant, Fast growing, Playground friendly
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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