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Callistemon pallidus Rosy Morn

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

These pink-&-silver flowerbuds emerge in early spring off this small dense shrub. It requires a sunny spot, well drained to moist soils of clay loam or sand (neutral to acid pH). Frost is no problem and a moderately sheltered coastal situation is fine. Regular clipping will maintain a continual flush of silver new growth.

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

Position: Soil Type:
Full Sun, Semi Shade Any

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 Care
Low phosphorus slow release fertiliser, Mulch well

Family Name: Origin:
Myrtaceae Australia

Foliage Colour: Green
Flower Colour: Purple
Flower Fragrant: No
Flowering Season: Spring
Fruit: Insignificant

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