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Callistemon 'Western Glory'

callistemon 'Western Glory'

A Western Autralian hybrid believed to have Callistemon citrinus as one of its parents. A bushy shrub to 3m in height and width. Red flower spikes to 12cm occur in spring.
 
originHybrid species
cultural notesPrefers a sunny position. Will tolerate wet conditions but is at its best in well drained soil.
maintenanceCan be pruned after flowering to maintain shape and encourage new growth. Can be fertilized after flowering with a suitable native plant fertilizer.
toleratestolerant of drought and moderate frosts.
flowering seasonSpring.
flower colourBright red bottlebrush style flower spikes to 12cm.
foliage colourMid green to dark green lanceolate leaves.
widthup to 3m
heightup to 3m
plant spacing150cm apart
recommended usesGood hedge or screen plant, also suitable as a feature plant.


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