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Callistemon lanceolata

Crimson Bottlebrush

Bottlebrush

Comments

An elegant and unusual flowering variety; intense crimson red bottlebrush blooms are large, beautiful and bloom throughout the summer, sporadically thereafter; can be maintained as a small tree, or a hedge

Description

An elegant and unusual flowering variety; intense crimson red bottlebrush blooms are large, beautiful and bloom throughout the summer, sporadically thereafter; can be maintained as a small tree, or a hedge

Landscape Attributes

Crimson Bottlebrush is an open multi-stemmed evergreen shrub with an upright spreading habit of growth. It lends an extremely fine and delicate texture to the landscape composition which can make it a great accent feature on this basis alone.

This is a relatively low maintenance shrub, and is best pruned in late winter once the threat of extreme cold has passed. It is a good choice for attracting bees and hummingbirds to your yard. It has no significant negative characteristics.

Crimson Bottlebrush is recommended for the following landscape applications;

Mass Planting;General Garden Use;Container Planting

Planting & Growing

Crimson Bottlebrush will grow to be about 15 feet tall at maturity, with a spread of 8 feet. It has a low canopy with a typical clearance of 1 foot from the ground, and is suitable for planting under power lines. It grows at a medium rate, and under ideal conditions can be expected to live for approximately 30 years.

Light Requirement:

partial shade

full sun

Moisture:

average to moist

Cold Hardy to Zone:

8b

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Spread:

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Soil Type:

15 feet

8 feet

Deer Resistant:

false

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