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Callistemon citrinus Burgundy

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Wantirna
C3, Specials
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Wantirna
C3, Specials
Size: 14cm
Available: 47
$/Unit (EX GST): $5.46 ex GST
$/Unit (INC GST): $6.01 inc GST
Botanical Name: Common Names:
Callistemon citrinus Burgundy Bottlebrush. Common Red Bottlebrush, Crimson Bottlebrush,

Native: Foliage Type:
Yes Evergreen

Plant Type: Plant Habit:
Hedging / Screening, Shrubs Dense, Shrub Like, Upright

Description:
A vigorous native shrub growing to around 3m x 3m. It produces thick cylindrical burgundy flower spikes from late Spring through to Summer and sometimes in Autumn too. Like all of the bottlebrushes they are easy to grow and have little pest or disease problems. Produces an abundance of flowers that will attract the birds into garden.

Mature Height: Mature Width:
2-4m 2-4m

Position: Soil Type:
Full Sun, Semi Shade Any, Clay, Loam, Sandy, Well Drained

Landscape Use(s)
Bird Attracting, Borders / Shrubbery, Coastal Garden, Cut Flower, Feature, Habitat, Hedging / Screening, Low Water Garden

Pests & Diseases: Generally trouble free

Cultural Notes: Prune after flowering to maintain plant density. Prefers a sunny position. Tolerates most soil types as long as they are well drained. For best results, feed with a low phosphorus slow release fertiliser during Spring.

Plant Care
Keep moist during dry periods, Low phosphorus slow release fertiliser, Mulch well

Family Name: Origin:
Myrtaceae Australia

Characteristics
Foliage Colour: Green
Flower Colour: Burgundy
Flower Fragrant: No
Flowering Season: Autumn, Spring, Summer
Fruit: Yes

Requirements Tolerances
Growth Rate: Fast
Maintenance Level: Low
Water Usage: Low
Drought: High
Frost: Moderate
Wind: High
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