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Callistemon hybrida Phil May

Botanical Name: Common Names:
Callistemon hybrida Phil May Bottlebrush

Native: Foliage Type:
Yes Evergreen

Plant Type: Plant Habit:
Groundcovers Dense, Spreading

Description:
A low growing native shrub with attractive red cylindrical flowers in spring and summer. Suitable for coastal plantings. Bird attracting flowers. Makes a great groundcover. Grows approx. 60cm H x 1.5-2m W.

Mature Height: Mature Width:
30-60cm 1-2m

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

Landscape Use(s)
Bird Attracting, Borders / Shrubbery, Coastal Garden, Erosion Control, Foliage Feature / Colour, Groundcover, Low Water Garden, Mass Planting, Park And Gardens, Playgrounds, Roundabouts / Splitters, Verge

Pests & Diseases: Generally trouble free

Cultural Notes:

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

Family Name: Origin:
Myrtaceae Australia

Characteristics
Foliage Colour: Brown, Green
Flower Colour: Red
Flower Fragrant: No
Flowering Season: Spring, Summer
Fruit: Insignificant

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