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Callistemon 'Candelabra' (Bottlebrush)

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Plant description

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Callistemon 'Candelabra' is a hardy upright shrub with a narrow and dense growth habit. It bears masses of perfumed yellow flowers in spring time, which contrast beautifully with the silver grey foliage. Ideal for narrow garden areas such as driveways; as a screening or specimen plant; suited to streetscapes and parklands.  May also be hedged. Frost and coastal hardy. Good in cool to warm temperate climates. Pruneafter flowering to keep the plant tidy and to encourage more dense growth.

Further reading: Hedges and Pruning a hedge in 7 steps (articles written by horticulturalist Angus Stewart).

Additional plant information

Flowers

Flower colour: yellow
Flowering season: spring autumn

Plant size

Maximum height: 3 metres
Minimum height: 2.5 metres

Maximum width: 2 metres
Minimum width: 1 metres

Sunlight, frost & salt tolerance

This plant will tolerate full or partial sunlight.
Light frost tolerance.
Plant is not salt tolerant.

Fauna attracting?

Yes. Attracts: birds insects.

Climate

This plant species will grow in the following climates: cool, temperate, subtropical.

Soil types & conditions

Loam: dry, wet, moist, well-drained.

Clay: dry, wet, moist, well-drained.

Sand: dry, wet, moist, well-drained.

Miscellaneous information

Native to: Australia.

Planting season: not specified.

Types of fertiliser: not specified.

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