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Callistemon 'Hot Pink' is a terrific bottlebrush shrub- with the brightest pink clusters of flowers and a great compact habit . It blooms prolifically in late spring and more lightly again in autumn, and will bring nectar loving birds to the garden. A very useful and pretty container plant or general garden shrub. Grows to a metre and a half high and a metre wide, so it can also be used for low hedging. Best in a sunny spot and will suit most soil types. Keep moist till established, after which it will be very easy care and waterwise. Trim after flowering to keep tidy if needed.
Flower colour: pink
Flowering season: not specified
Maximum height: 2 metres
Minimum height: 1.5 metres
Maximum width: 2 metres
Minimum width: 1.5 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.