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Callistemon 'Little John' is a great little shrub that is a proven performer. A dwarf bottlebrush with dark red flowers in spring and summer and attractive blue-grey foliage. Can be shy to flower but worth growing for the foliage alone. Great rockery, container plant or general garden shrub. Pruning will encourage more dense growth. Grows to a metre and a half high and wide. Tolerant of dropught and moderate frost.
Flower colour: red
Flowering season: spring autumn
Maximum height: 1.5 metres
Minimum height: 0.75 metres
Maximum width: 1.5 metres
Minimum width: 0.5 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.