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Callistemon 'Taree Pink' (Bottlebrush)

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Plant description

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Callistemon 'Taree Pink' is a great bottlebrush, not only does it have bright pink flowers, but the new foliage growth is also pink. It blooms from spring through to summer, and they attract birds. It is a relatively compact medium shrub, and annual pruning will tidy the growth even more. A good general garden shrub or screen plant.Plant in full sun to part shade.

Further reading: Hedges and Pruning a hedge in 7 steps (articles written by horticulturalist Angus Stewart).

Additional plant information

Flowers

Flower colour: pink
Flowering season: spring summer

Plant size

Maximum height: 3 metres
Minimum height: 2.5 metres

Maximum width: 1.5 metres
Minimum width: 1.5 metres

Sunlight, frost & salt tolerance

This plant will tolerate full or partial sunlight.
Medium frost tolerance.
Plant is salt tolerant.

Fauna attracting?

Yes. Attracts: Birds, insects.

Climate

This plant species will grow in the following climates: cool, temperate, subtropical.

Soil types & conditions

Loam: dry, wet, moist, well-drained.

Clay: dry, wet, moist, well-drained.

Sand: dry, wet, moist, well-drained.

Soil pH: 5.5-7.0

Pests

Scale

Miscellaneous information

Native to: Australia.

Planting season: Any.

Types of fertiliser: Good general purpose fertiliser.

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