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Callistemon viminalis Matthew Flinders

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Wantirna
B10
Size: 17cm
Available: 21
$/Unit (EX GST): $13.65 ex GST
$/Unit (INC GST): $15.02 inc GST
Botanical Name: Common Names:
Callistemon viminalis Matthew Flinders Weeping Bottlebrush, Creek Bottlebrush,
Native: Foliage Type:
Yes Evergreen
Plant Type: Plant Habit:
Hedging / Screening, Shrubs Dense, Shrub Like

Description:
A dwarf native shrub producing thick cylindrical red flower spikes from late Spring through to Summer and sometimes in Autumn too. Like all of the bottlebrushes they are easy to grow and have little pest or disease problems. Produces an abundance of flowers that will attract the birds into garden. Great for rockeries and containers. Grows to approx. 70cm H x 50cm W

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

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

Landscape Use(s)
Balcony / Roof, Bird Attracting, Borders / Shrubbery, Coastal Garden, Courtyard, Embankment, Erosion Control, Feature, Habitat, Hedging / Screening, Low Water Garden, Mass Planting, Park And Gardens, Playgrounds, Rockery, Verge, Container / Pot

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: Green
Flower Colour: Red
Flower Fragrant: No
Flowering Season: Autumn, Spring, Summer
Fruit: Yes

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