This shade of mid-pink in the flower is unusual for Callistemon. It forms a well-branched compact shrub that flowers profusely in spring and again in less profusion in autumn. A great bird attracting plant and adaptable to a wide range of conditions. Grows to around 2 metres high and 1.5 wide.
|Scientific Name:||Callistemon viminalis|
|Plant Type:||Large shrub|
|Height:||1.5 ~ 2.5 metres|
|Width:||1.5 ~ 2 metres|
|Flowering Time:||Spring, Autumn|
|Ph Level:||Acid, Neutral, Alkaline|
|Soil Type:||Sandy, Clay, Loamy, Sandy loam, Clay loam|
|Plant Environment:||Low maintenance 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 Features:||Bonsai, Bird nesting plant, Pollution tolerant, Fast growing, Playground friendly|
|Attracts Wildlife:||Bees, Nectar eating birds, Butterflies, Other insects|
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