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Callistemon pearsonii Rocky Rambler

Botanical Name: Common Names:
Callistemon pearsonii Rocky Rambler Blackdown Bottlebrush,
Native: Foliage Type:
Yes Evergreen
Plant Type: Plant Habit:
Shrubs Dense, Prostrate

Rocky Rambler is a dwarf form of Callistemon. Originally found in Horseshoe Lookout in the Blacktown tablelands, Central Queensland. Very hardy Callistemon, suits most conditions. Bird attracting. Grows in full sun and part shaded areas, in most well drained soil types. Rocky Rambler makes a good rockery plant or small garden plant. Can be used as an attractive border plant.

Mature Height: Mature Width:
15-30cm 60cm-1m

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

Landscape Use(s)
Borders / Shrubbery, Coastal Garden, Low Water Garden, Mass Planting, Rockery, Container / Pot

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

Cultural Notes:

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

Family Name: Origin:
Myrtaceae Australia

Foliage Colour: 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: High
Wind: High