SpecificationsThis Australian native produces stunning blue-green foliage with a slightly delicate, furry appearance. Throughout spring and autumn, Callistemon Little John forms masses of large bright red bottlebrush flowers. Callistemon Little John is a compact, dwarf species of Callistemon. This evergreen, bird attracting shrub will make an excellent addition to any garden or landscape. Suggested uses include screening, hedging, low maintenance and small native gardens. Callistemon Little John will thrive in a sunny position in well-drained soils. Callistemon are hardy, adaptable shrubs that will tolerate the poorest soils and withstand water-logging for extended periods. They are also strong against moderate coastal exposure and short periods of dryness. Callistemon Little John is waterwise and has a low water requirement once established. Prune after flowering to promote strong new growth. Callistemon Little John can grow to a height and width of 1 metre.
Common Name Bottlebrush Plant Type Evergreen, Hedge, Native Australian Plant, Outdoor, Perennial, Shrub, Verge Range No Dimensions 1m high x 1m wide Sunlight Full Sun Bird/Wildlife Attracting Yes Australian Native No Deciduous No Evergreen No Flower Colour Red Foliage Colour Blue, Green Flowering Season Autumn, Spring Botanical Genus Callistemon Botanical Species viminalis Flower Type Cylindrical Bottlebrush - Eg. Callistemon Foliage Type Lanceolate - Pointed At Both Ends Market Name Little John Width 100 cm Height 100 cm
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