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Callistemon 'Kings Park Special'

callistemon 'Kings Park Special'

A hybrid callistemon of unknown origins. A dense, bushy large shrub or small tree growing to 5m in hight and 4m in width. Bright red flower spikes to 13cm long from Spring through to Autumn.
 
originHybrid species
cultural notesFast growing plant that prefers an open sunny position. Adaptable to a range of soil types. Accepts tropical and wetter conditions.
maintenanceResponds well to pruning after flowering.
toleratesTolerant of drought and poor drainage. Mostly frost tolerant, however, young plants can be damaged by severe frosts and should be protected.
flowering seasonSpring, Summer and Autumn.
flower colourLarge numbers of bright red flower spikes to 13cm long, occuring in multiple heads.
foliage colourDark green to mid green elliptical leaves on mant branches to form a dense growth habit. Branches are often slighly pendulous.
widthup to 4m
heightup to 5m
plant spacing200cm apart
recommended usesSuitable for hedge or screen planting or as a feature plant. Bird attracting.

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