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Callistemon 'Firebrand' is a low spreading bottlebrush, dense and fast growing. A great plant for rockeries and steep banks, median strips and for municipal plantings. Also good as a low hedge. It has red brush flowers which attract loads of birds and other nectar feeders. Suits most soil types. Prune after flowering to encourage a dense habit.
Flower colour: red
Flowering season: spring autumn
Maximum height: 0.8 metres
Minimum height: 0.5 metres
Maximum width: 3 metres
Minimum width: 2 metres
This plant will tolerate full or partial sunlight.
Medium frost tolerance.
Plant is not salt tolerant.
Yes. Attracts: birds insects.
This plant species will grow in the following climates: cool, temperate, subtropical.
Loam: dry, wet, moist, well-drained.
Clay: dry, wet, moist, well-drained.
Sand: dry, wet, moist, well-drained.
Native to: Australia.
Planting season: not specified.
Types of fertiliser: not specified.