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Callistemon pearsonii 'Rocky Rambler'


Callistemon pearsonii 'Rocky Rambler'

CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION
Dwarf semi-prostrate compact bottlebrush with small dark green leaves. Masses of bright red bottlebrush flowers with prominent gold stamens on the branch tips in the summer. Ideal for ground cover and over banks, tolerates dry sunny conditions, though does prefer summer moisture. Avoid very cold and frosty sites. Great flowers for around Christmas time. Nectar for bees and birds.

 
Genus
Callistemon
Species   pearsonii
Cultivar   'Rocky Rambler'

Common name
Bottlebrush

Family name
Myrtaceae
Place of origin
Australia


DETAILS
Height
1 m
Width
1 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

Nourishment / Texture

Shrubs

Category
Small, height between 1 and 1.5 metres.
Availability
We have this currently available in a POT 4 container. Ask for it at your retailer.
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