Callistemon ‘Genoa Glory’ Bottlebrush

A compact shrub, single or multi-stemmed, with light papery bark with dense grey-green foliage. Plant as a showy specimen or in groups, around pools or for screening; in streetscapes and open parkland. Prune back after flowering, cutting behind the spent flowers. This will encourage density.

Scientific Name:Callistemon
Common Name:Bottlebrush
Plant Type:Large shrub
Height:1.5 ~ 2.5 metres
Width:1.2 ~ 2 metres
Flower Colour:Purple
Flowering Time:Spring, Autumn
Ph Level:Strongly acidic, Mildly acid, Neutral, Mildly alkaline
Soil Type:Sandy, Clay, Loamy, Sandy loam, Clay loam
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, 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



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