Callistemon viminalis ‘Pink Alma’ – Bottlebrush

 

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 1.5 metres high and wide.

Scientific Name:Callistemon viminalis
Family:Myrtaceae
Common Name:Bottlebrush
Plant Type:Large shrub
Height:1.5 ~ 2 metres
Width:1.5 ~ 2 metres
Flower Colour:Pink
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 Uses:Bonsai, Street tree, Bird nesting plant, Pollution tolerant, Fast growing
Attracts Wildlife:Bees, Nectar eating birds, Butterflies, Other insects

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Angus recommends Bush Tucker fertilizer for this plant.