Callistemon ‘Little John’ – Bottlebrush

 

A very popular dwarf and naturally compact bottlebrush with dark red flowers and attractive blue-grey foliage. Can be shy to flower but worth growing for the foliage and habit alone. A great rockery, container plant or general garden shrub for small gardens to large scale landscaping. Suits a good range of conditions, withstands moderate frosts and dry spells once established.

Scientific Name:Callistemon
Family:Myrtaceae
Common Name:Bottlebrush
Plant Type:Small shrub
Height:0.75 ~ 1 metre
Width:0.5 ~ 1 metre
Flower Colour:Red
Flowering Time:Spring, Summer
Ph Level:Acid, Neutral, Alkaline
Soil Type:Sandy, Clay, Loamy, Sandy loam, Clay loam, Poor soil
Plant Environment:Low maintenance garden, Courtyard, Container growing, 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:Hedge, Topiary, Feature plant
Special Uses:Bonsai, Erosion control, Pollution tolerant, Playground friendly
Attracts Wildlife:Bees, Nectar eating birds, Butterflies, Other insects

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Angus recommends Bush Tucker fertilizer for this plant.