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Callistemon citrinus 'Red Cluster'


Callistemon citrinus 'Red Cluster' Callistemon citrinus 'Red Cluster'

CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION
Vigorous large shrub, new leaves emerge a silvery-pink turning to mid- green. Masses of red bottlebrush flowers with gold anthers appear in terminal clusters in spring and autumn. Tolerant of poor dry soils, though prefers some moisture. Provides nectar for bees and birds. Good for hedging.

 
Genus
Callistemon
Species   citrinus
Cultivar   'Red Cluster'

Common name
Bottlebrush

Family name
Myrtaceae
Place of origin
Australia


DETAILS
Height
3 m
Width
2 m
(expected growth in average NZ conditions in 5 to 10 years)
Leaves
Evergreen

Soil Type
Grows in most soil types / Grows in sandy soils / Needs well drained soil

Moisture
Prefers even moisture / Tolerates dry soils

Exposure
Grows in sun or semi-shade / Tolerates coastal sites / Tolerates exposed sites. / Tolerates some frost

Magnificent / Nourishment / Sanctuary / Texture

Shrubs

Category
Large, over 3 metres.
Availability
We have this currently available in a PB 28 & PB 6.5 containers. Ask for them at your retailer.
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