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Callistemon forresterae Genoa Glory

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Wantirna
B11, Indoor, A8
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Wantirna
B11, Indoor, A8
Size: 20cm
Available: 7
$/Unit (EX GST): $10.76 ex GST
$/Unit (INC GST): $11.84 inc GST
Botanical Name: Common Names:
Callistemon forresterae Genoa Glory Forresters Bottlebrush,

Native: Foliage Type:
Yes Evergreen

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

Description:
If you’re wanting a mid-sized shrub for screening or hedging, or a cluster to catch the eye at the bottom of the garden, Genoa Glory™ will do the trick. In spring, it’s loaded with purple-pink brushes that have a lustre you’d expect to see in a ruby or an amethyst. Easily grown in cool to warm climates, in all soils (except very alkaline) and tolerant of quite wet to quite dry conditions, it will do well by the coast and copes with moderate frosts. For truly spectacular flowering, full sun is best but even half a day of sunshine will keep it and the birds happy.

Mature Height: Mature Width:
1-2m 60cm-1m

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

Landscape Use(s)
Bird Attracting, Borders / Shrubbery, Coastal Garden, Habitat, Hedging / Screening, Low Water Garden, Mass Planting, Container / Pot

Pests & Diseases: Generally trouble free, Myrtlepest And Disease Rust

Cultural Notes: Plant in moist well drained soil and apply an organic mulch. Fertilise with a native specific fertiliser. Prune generously after flowering to encourage new growth and flowers and to keep desired shape. Images and information supplied by Austraflora.

Plant Care
Low phosphorus slow release fertiliser, Mulch well

Family Name: Origin:
Myrtaceae Australia

Characteristics
Foliage Colour: Green
Flower Colour: Burgundy, Purple
Flower Fragrant: No
Flowering Season: Autumn, Spring
Fruit: TBA

Requirements Tolerances
Growth Rate: Moderate
Maintenance Level: Low
Water Usage: Medium / Moderate
Drought: Medium / Moderate
Frost: Moderate
Wind: Medium / Moderate
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