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Callistemon pallidus

lemon bottlebrush

A dense erect shrub growing to 3m in height and spreading 2m. Creamy yellow flower spikes are produced in spring and summer.
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originNSW, ACT, Vic, Tas, Qld.
cultural notesHardy plant accepting of most soils, requires a sunny position.
maintenanceCan be pruned after flowering to maintain shape.
toleratesTolerates frost, drought and poorly drained soil.
flowering seasonSpring and Summer.
flower colourCreamy yellow bottlebrush style flower spikes.
foliage colourMature foliage is narrow mid green to dark green leaves. New growth is soft and silvery.
widthup to 2m
heightup to 3m
plant spacing100cm apart
recommended usesA very hardy plant good for hedges, screens or as a feature plant.
 
plant image creditsCreative Commons License Wendy Cutler

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