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Kings park Special is one of the best bottlebrushes, free flowering with trusses of large bright red flowers. It is a dense grower, with a lightly weeping habit, making it a good feature, hedge or screen plant. Can be grown on a wide range of soil types, in sun or part shade.
Flower colour: red
Flowering season: spring autumn
Maximum height: 4 metres
Minimum height: 3 metres
Maximum width: 3 metres
Minimum width: 2.5 metres
This plant will tolerate full or partial sunlight.
Medium frost tolerance.
Plant is salt tolerant.
Yes. Attracts: Birds, butterflies, 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: Any.
Types of fertiliser: Good general purpose fertiliser.