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Callistemon citrinus

Plant name: Crimson bottlebrush

Plant type: shrubs / bushes / trees

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Origin: NSW, QLD, VIC

Cultural notes: A very hardy plant accepting of wet conditions and prefering an open sunny position.

Maintenance: Can be pruned after flower to maintain shape and encourage new growth. Can be fertilized after flowering with a suitable native plant fertilizer.

Tolerates: Tolerant od drought, frost and poor drainage.

Flowering season: Spring, Summer and Autumn.

Flower colour: Crimson bootlebrush style flower spikes to 12cm long.

Foliage colour: Mid green to dark green lanceolate leaves. The name citrinus refers to the faint citrus scent of the leaves when crushed.

Width: up to 3m

Height: up to 6m

Plant spacing: 150cm apart

Recommended uses: A very hardy plant suitable for hedges and screens, containers or as a feature plant.

Description: A bushy shrub or small tree growing to 6m in Height:. Crimson flower spikes to 12cm in length in spring , summer and autumn.