Callistemon viminalis ‘Little Caroline’ – Bottlebrush

An attractive and useful dwarf bottlebrush, growing to a metre high and wide, so perfect for smaller gardens and spaces. Bears red bottlebrush flowers in spring and summer, which are bird attracting. Good for a wide range of soil types, sun to part shade.

Scientific Name:Callistemon viminalis
Family:Myrtaceae
Common Name:Bottlebrush
Plant Type:Small shrub
Height:0.6 ~ 1 metre
Width:0.6 ~ 1 metre
Flower Colour:Red
Flowering Time:Spring, Summer
Ph Level:Acid, Neutral, Alkaline
Soil Type:Sandy, Clay, Loamy, Sandy loam, Clay loam, Potting mix
Plant Environment:Low maintenance garden, Courtyard, Container growing, Flower garden, Coastal garden
Climate Zone:Warm temperate, Cool temperate, Mediterranean
Light:Sunny, Light shade, Half shade
Growth Habit:Evergreen, Mound-shaped
Lifespan:Perennial
Soil Moisture:Well-drained, Moist moderate drainage
Frost Tolerance:Tolerates light frost
Plant Usage:Hedge, Feature plant, Border plant
Special Uses:Erosion control, Playground friendly
Attracts Wildlife:Bees, Nectar eating birds, Butterflies, Other insects

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Angus recommends Bush Tucker fertilizer for this plant.