Callistemon ‘Mauve Mist’ Bottlebrush

 

A compact growing, free flowering small to medium shrub. It has masses of mauve tinged flowers in spring and summer. A great feature or screen plant, bird attracting. Tolerates frost. Good for a wide range of soils, from acid to alkaline. Very hardy.

Scientific Name:Callistemon
Family:Myrtaceae
Common Name:Bottlebrush
Plant Type:Large shrub
Height:2 ~ 4 metres
Width:2 ~ 4 metres
Flowering Time:Spring, Summer
Ph Level:Acid, Neutral, Alkaline
Soil Type:Sandy, Clay, Loamy, Sandy loam, Clay loam, Potting mix, Poor soil
Plant Environment:Low maintenance garden, Cottage garden, Flower 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
Frost Tolerance:Tolerates light frost
Plant Usage:Screen, Windbreak
Special Uses:Bonsai, Street tree, Erosion control, Bird nesting plant, Pollution tolerant, Fast growing, Playground friendly
Attracts Wildlife:Bees, Nectar eating birds, Butterflies, Other insects

 

 

Angus recommends Bush Tucker fertiliser for native plants