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Callistemon 'Four Seasons' (Bottlebrush)

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Plant description

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Callistemon Four Seasons

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Callistemon 'Four Seasons' is a dense medium sized shrub with a low branching habit and pendulous foliage. The distinguishing feature of this bottlebrush is its huge bunches of crimson-pink brushes throughout the year, which will please visiting birds who will feed on the nectar laden flowers. Plant for compact hedging, screening or in a planting mixed with other shrubs or beneath taller screening plants. A very nice bottlebrush, very adaptable to most gardens from cool temperate to subtropical. Can take dry or wet conditions as well as light frost.

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

Additional plant information

Flowers

Flower colour: red
Flowering season: spring summer autumn winter

Plant size

Maximum height: 2 metres
Minimum height: 1.8 metres

Maximum width: 1.8 metres
Minimum width: 0.15 metres

Sunlight, frost & salt tolerance

This plant will tolerate full or partial sunlight.
Medium 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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