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Callistemon viminalis Pink Alma

Botanical Name: Common Names:
Callistemon viminalis Pink Alma Weeping Bottlebrush, Creek Bottlebrush,
Native: Foliage Type:
Yes Evergreen
Plant Type: Plant Habit:
Hedging / Screening, Shrubs, Trees Shrub Like

Description:
A graceful weeping bottlebrush that is often grown as a small to medium shrub. Mid-pink bottlebrush flowers appear in mass in Spring and again in Autumn, making a stunning bird attracting display. Will tolerate waterlogged sites and is frost and drought tolerant once established. Great as a specimen plant or for hedging. Grows approx 1.5m tall x 1.5m wide

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

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

Landscape Use(s)
Bird Attracting, Borders / Shrubbery, Coastal Garden, Cut Flower, Feature, Habitat, Hedging / Screening, Low Water Garden, Park And Gardens, 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: Pink
Flower Fragrant: No
Flowering Season: Autumn, Spring
Fruit: Yes

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