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Callistemon viminalis Scarlet Flame

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B4, Indoor
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B4, Indoor
Size: 14cm
Available: 24
$/Unit (EX GST): $7.93 ex GST
$/Unit (INC GST): $8.72 inc GST
Botanical Name: Common Names:
Callistemon viminalis Scarlet Flame Weeping Bottlebrush, Creek Bottlebrush, CC19,

Native: Foliage Type:
Yes Evergreen

Plant Type: Plant Habit:
Hedging / Screening, Shrubs Rounded

The Scarlet Flame™ plant is an ultra-compact fine leaf Callistemon, bred from Captain Cook. Its new growth in autumn and spring is rustic red for a more subtle colour, this coupled with bright red flowers provides a more colourful plant for a longer period. It is self-cleaning once flowering is finished. Size: 60cm - 1.5m high x 60cm-1m wide depending on conditions. Uses: Hedge, specimen shrub.

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

Position: Soil Type:
Full Sun Any, Well Drained

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

Pests & Diseases: Generally trouble free

Cultural Notes: Water as required for 8-13 weeks until established. Plant in a well mulched garden (chunky mulch is recommended). If required use slow release fertiliser in spring. Prune to shape 1-2 times a year after flowering for a tidy hedge or every 2-3 years for a natural shape. Where it works: QLD, NSW, ACT, VIC, TAS, SA & WA.

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

Family Name: Origin:
Myrtaceae Australia

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

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