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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.
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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 creditsCreative Commons License B&M Photography


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