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Callistemon 'Rosy Morn' is a dense compact shrub with grey-green, purple-tinged foliage and purple-pink bottlebrush flowers. Birds love the abundant nectar produced by the flowers. Useful for low hedging requiring only minimal pruning, or specimen planting mixed with other shrubs or beneath taller screening plants. A strikingly handsome container plant. Likes a well drained to moist soil, clay loam to sandy. Full sun to part shade, in cool temperate to subtropical climates. Tolerant of frost and coastal conditions.
Flower colour: red
Flowering season: spring autumn
Maximum height: 1 metres
Minimum height: 0.6 metres
Maximum width: 1.2 metres
Minimum width: 1 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: not specified.