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Callistemon 'Purple Splendour' is a relatively compact bottlebrush with brilliant purple flower heads in profusion in spring with a follow up flowering in autumn. The new growth is a soft pink colour. It is a hardy, adaptable plant, and is a very easy care plant. Naturally open in habit, prune regularly to encourage more dense growth and more flowers. Good for coastal plantings, dry as well as boggy soils, and tolerates light frosts. Honey loving birds adore bottle brush flowers.
Flower colour: purple
Flowering season: spring autumn
Maximum height: 3 metres
Minimum height: 2 metres
Maximum width: 3 metres
Minimum width: 1.5 metres
This plant will tolerate full or partial sunlight.
Medium frost tolerance.
Plant is 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: Any.
Types of fertiliser: Good general purpose fertiliser.