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CALLISTEMON laevis

Bottlebrush

Large green leaves and red flowers

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CALLISTEMON laevis

Buy CALLISTEMON laevis

£14.50 each
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2.5 or 3 Litre

  • Pests & Diseases - red spider mite, scale insects, mealybugs under glass.
  • Place of Origin - Australia
  • Half hardy - unheated greenhouse / mild winter - Hardy in coastal and relatively mild parts of the UK except in severe winters and a risk from sudden (early) frosts. May be hardy elsewhere with wall shelter or googd microclimate. Likely to be damaged or killed in cold winters. Plant can withstand temperatures down to -5°C (23°F)
  • Will grow outside in milder locations - This could include plants which would survive happily in a greenhouse or conservatory if not in a mild location. If you have a sheltered spot in your garden then it may do well here.
  • Height - in metres - to 5m (15ft)
  • Spread - in metres - 2.5m (8ft)
  • Tall Shrub - or small tree with abundant, intense red flowers.
  • Against a wall - an excellent plant for a sun-trap site.
  • Full Sun
  • Fertile moist well-drained soil
  • Neutral to acid soil
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