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Callistemon 'Pink Alma' is a well-branched compact shrub that flowers profusely in spring and again in autumn. The flowers are a lovely bright shade of pink, which fade, giving an interesting two tone look. The blloms are nectar rich for birds. The branches are slightly weeping, regular pruning will encourage a dense habit. A good hardy plant which suits most soil types. Good for full sun or part shade.
Flower colour: pink
Flowering season: spring autumn
Maximum height: 1.5 metres
Minimum height: 1.5 metres
Maximum width: 1.5 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.
Soil pH: 5.5-7.0
Native to: Australia.
Planting season: Any.
Types of fertiliser: Good general purpose fertiliser.