Provincial Plants and Landscapes home

plant type

native trees and shrubs


water      hardiness





top ten

butterfly attracting
clay soils
coastal gardens
flowers and showy seed heads
frost tolerant
hedges, screens and windbreaks
small plants for small gardens
verge planting

project type

urban and commercial
residential
horticultural production

soil type and drainage

light - sandy soils
medium - loamy soils
heavy - clay soils
good drainage
reasonable drainage

Callistemon 'Little John'

callistemon 'Little John'

A hybrid species of Callistemon viminalis, the other parent is unknown. A dwarf callistemon with blue-green foliage growing to 1.5m in height.
Callistemon_Little_John.jpg
 
originHybrid species.
cultural notesA hardy plant adaptable to most soils. Prefers full sun.
maintenanceCan be pruned after flowering to maintain shape and encourage new growth.
toleratesDrought tolerant, moderately frost tolerant.
flowering seasonSpring and Summer.
flower colourProfuse dark red flower spikes.
foliage colourAttractive blue green foliage with a slighlt soft, furry appearance.
widthup to 1.5m
heightup to 1.5m
plant spacing50cm apart
recommended usesAn attractive plant whose compact size makes it ideal as a foreground feature. Can be used as a small hedge or border. Bird attractant.
 
plant image credits B&M Photography

mailing list
Join now  to  receive news on
the latest arrivals,  offers,  tips
and more!
- join now
- manage subscriptions
canberra
Corner Pialligo + Fairbairn Av
Pialligo   ACT   2609
t 02  6262  6456     |       f 02  6262 6006
e
p PO  Box  4560  Kingston  ACT  2604

se nsw
13148 Princes Hwy
Brogo  NSW  2550
t 02 6492 7242   |    f 02 6492 7121
p PO Box 799 Bega NSW 2550
abn 91 109 945 146

employment terms of use disclaimer privacy policy copyright sitemap