Native Shrubs & Ground Covers Range
Plant Description: This Callistemon contrast nicely with the blue-green tones of Better John™ Callistemon, and its green foliage contrast well with its beautiful red bottle brush flowers. It is denser and faster growing than 'Little John' Callistemon.
Height & Width: 60cm-1m high x 60cm wide.
Foliage: Lighter green new growth that contrasts with darker green mature foliage.
Flowers: Red bottle brush flowers from September to November.
Uses: Small native hedge (also as a specimen or contrast plant).
Position & Tolerances: Full sun to part shade. Drought and cold tolerant. Highly Myrtle Rust Resistant.
Soil Type: Sandy to well drained soils.
Best Planting Time: March to October.
Planting Density: 2-2.5 plants per linear metre (3-6 plants per m²).
Where it thrives: QLD, NSW, ACT, VIC, TAS, SA and WA.
Pruning: Prune every 2 years for a tidy hedge, more regular pruning will result in a tidier, denser hedge. Prune every 3-4 years if a more natural shape is desired.
Establishment & Extra Care:
- Water as required for 8-13 weeks until established.
- Plant in a well mulched garden, a chunky mulch is recommended.
- Use slow release fertiliser in spring, if required.
Purchase Green John™ Callistemon Online from: