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CALLISTEMON citrinus 'Perth Pink'

Commonly known as Bottlebrush

Clear pink flowers
Further Reading....

  • Evergreen - lance-shaped leaves to 10cm (4in) long.
  • Shades of pink - All shades of pink through to Carmine (red) - clear pink
  • Height - 1.5m (5ft)
  • Spread - 1.5m (5ft)
  • Medium shrub - Typically grow to around 4-6 feet in height - variable habit with arching branches. Produces flowers in spikes 5-15cm (2-6in) long
  • 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 good micro-climate. Likely to be damaged or killed in cold winters. Plant can withstand temperatures down to -5°C (23°F)
  • Full sun - sheltered position.
  • Additional Features - Good to know - may need restrictive pruning under glass
  • Pests & Diseases - red spider mites, mealy bugs, scale insects under glass.
  • Place of origin - Australia (New South Wales, Victoria)
  • Resistant to honey fungus - These plants have little or few problems with honey fungus.
  • Garden Location/Conditions - Greenhouse / conservatory - Not the sort of plants to be grown outside where there are likely to be frosts. These plants need to be grown in a conservatory or cool greenhouse or at least brought inside for the winter - loam based compost, full light and ventilation
  • Hardiness - Frost hardy (down to -5) -
  • Is Scented Plant - Scented foliage - leaves release attractive lemon scent when crushed.
  • Soil Conditions - Fertile moist well-drained soil
  • Neutral to acid soil
  • Tree Shape - Rounded to broadly columnar
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1.5m (5ft)
Medium Shrub - guide for size not form Watering Can
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