Callistemon ‘Wee Johnnie’ – Bottlebrush

A new dwarf variety of bottlebrush, this small shrub has been selected for its fantastic growth habit- compact in size, with dense grey green foliage. Flowers in Spring, producing abundant red brushes clustered tightly along the stem. This versatile plant is excellent for rockeries, hedges and borders. It makes a great feature for both its foliage and flowers and is also suitable for container planting. Low maintenance and tolerant to both drought and frost once established.

Scientific Name:Callistemon viminalis hybrid
Common Name:Bottlebrush
Plant Type:Small tree, Small shrub
Height:1 ~ 1.5 metre
Width:0.5 ~ 1 metre
Flower Colour:Red
Flowering Time:Spring
Ph Level:Acid, Neutral, Alkaline
Soil Type:Sandy, Clay, Loamy, Sandy loam, Clay loam, Poor soil
Plant Environment:Low maintenance garden, Container growing, Coastal garden, Drought resistant
Climate Zone:Sub-tropical, Warm temperate, Cool temperate, Mediterranean
Light:Sunny, Light shade
Growth Habit:Evergreen, Dense foliage
Soil Moisture:Well-drained, Moist moderate drainage, Boggy poorly drained
Frost Tolerance:Tolerates light frost
Plant Usage:Hedge, Feature plant, Screen, Border plant, Attractive foliage
Special Uses:Bonsai, Erosion control, Honey producing plant, Pollution tolerant, Fast growing, Playground friendly
Attracts Wildlife:Bees, Nectar eating birds, Butterflies, Other insects



Angus recommends Bush Tucker fertiliser for native plants