Callistemon ‘Kings park Special’ – Callistemon hybrid
Native | Full sun / part shade | H 4m | W 3m
Slightly weeping branches bear a mass of bright red, bottlebrush flowers in spring and summer with spot flowering in autumn.
Category / Uses: ideal for screening and hedging and as an ornamental shrub in the garden. Useful for roadside and commercial sites. Flowers attract nectar feeding birds.
Position / planting / care: prefers a moist, well drained soil in a sunny to partly shaded position. Tolerates drought, coastal areas and wet, boggy soils. Prune lightly after flowering to maintain compact growth. Apply a phosphorous fertiliser in spring and autumn.
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