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Callistemon pallidus Father Christmas

Botanical Name: Common Names:
Callistemon pallidus Father Christmas Lemon Bottlebrush,
Native: Foliage Type:
Yes Evergreen
Plant Type: Plant Habit:
Hedging / Screening, Shrubs Dense, Rounded, Shrub Like

Description:
Medium hardy native shrub with dense green foliage and beautiful red and cream bottlebrush flowers throughout Spring and Summer. Great to use for hedging or as a feature. Bird Attracting Flowers. Grows approx. 2-4m tall x 2m wide.

Mature Height: Mature Width:
2-4m 1-2m

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

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

Pests & Diseases: Generally trouble free

Cultural Notes:

Plant Care
Low phosphorus slow release fertiliser, Mulch well

Family Name: Origin:
Myrtaceae Australia

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

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