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Callistemon subulatus

Plant name: Dwarf bottlebrush

Plant type: shrubs / bushes / trees

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Origin: NSW, VIC.

Cultural notes: Very hardy shrub accepting of most soils including those with poor drainage. Prefers a sunny location.

Maintenance: Can be pruned after flowering to maintain shape.

Tolerates: Tolerant of drought, frost and poor drainage.

Flowering season: Spring and Summer

Flower colour: Red bottle brush style flower spikes to 6cm in length.

Foliage colour: Narrow mid to dark green sharply pointed leaves to 4cm in length.

Width: up to 1.8m

Height: up to 1.5m

Plant spacing: 100cm apart

Recommended uses: A hardy shrub useful as a small hedge or screen or, due to its compact size, as a foreground feature plant. Suitable as a container plant. Bird attracting.

Description: A compact shrub growing to 1.5m with arching, sometimes pendulous branches. Profuse red flower spikes to 6cm in length occuring in spring and summer.