Callistemon Red Bottlebrush


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In 9 cm pot, ready to plant

  • This compact variety of Bottlebrush is perfect for containers!
  • With a neat bushy habit, heat resistant foliage and good drought tolerance, it makes an excellent patio plant for a south facing sun-trap.
  • From spring to early summer, the scarlet red flowers create an exotic display, standing out beautifully against the dark, lemon scented, evergreen leaves

  • Eventual Height

    Can grow up to 1 m in the right conditions.

  • Pot Size

    9 cm

  • Season of Interest

    Flowering: spring

  • Light Required

    Full sun

  • Watering

    Moderate watering

  • Best Growing Conditions

    Avoid chalky soils, plant in moist, free-draing soil in a sheltered position. Grown in a pot, move out of cold wind / harsh frost. Propagate by seed or semi-hardwood cuttings. Prune to promote bushy habit and prevent flopping lower branches. Time to reach ultimate height 10 to 20 years.

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