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Callistemon sieberi

river bottle brush

attractive pendulous shrub with cream flower spikes
 
originnsw, vic, tas, act, sa
cultural notesfull sun, most soil conditions, fast growing, long lived, very hardy
maintenancemay be pruned annually to maintain compact habit
toleratesdrought conditions
flowering seasonlate spring to autumn
flower colourcreamy flower spike
foliage colourgrey green leaves
widthup to 2m
heightup to 3m
plant spacing200cm apart for specimen planting and 150cm for hedge planting
recommended usesornamental, ideal for landscaping and is fast growing, good for screening/hedges

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