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Callistemon 'Candle Glow' (Bottlebrush)

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Plant description

callistemon candle glow 1

A low arching shrub with elegant silvery new growth on the grey foliage.  It bears perfumed, bright lemon brushes in spring, summer and autumn, highly attractive to honeyeaters, and to small insect-feeding birds such as wrens and thornbills. Ideal for banks, open garden beds, median strips and broad landscape design where it performs reliably and always looks attractive.

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: 0.9 metres
Minimum height: 0.6 metres

Maximum width: 3.5 metres
Minimum width: 2 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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