Callistemon citrinus
LEMON SCENTED BOTTLEBRUSH, CRIMSON BOTTLEBRUSH
Myrtaceae

 
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Plant type: evergreen shrub

Hardiness zones: 8-11

Sunlight: hot overhead sun

Soil Moisture: dry between watering to occasionally flooded

Soil: ordinary soil, enriched soil, acidic to alkaline

Tolerances: moderate wind, second line salt wind, medium soil salinity, light frost
2m
Plant habit
 
2m

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Flowers: red

Flowering Time: mid spring to late spring, early autumn to late autumn

Leaves: red new leaves
 
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Callistemon citrinus
LEMON SCENTED BOTTLEBRUSH, CRIMSON BOTTLEBRUSH
Myrtaceae

 

  Plant type: evergreen shrub

Hardiness zones: 8-11

Sunlight: hot overhead sun

Soil Moisture: dry between watering to occasionally flooded

Soil: ordinary soil, enriched soil, acidic to alkaline

Tolerances: moderate wind, second line salt wind, medium soil salinity, light frost
2m
Plant habit
 
2m

FEATURES

Flowers: red

Flowering Time: mid spring to late spring, early autumn to late autumn

Leaves: red new leaves


DESIGN

Garden Styles: suits mediterranean, coastal, cottage & bush designs

Uses: informal screen, informal hedge, standard, border, windbreak

Growth rate: average

Maintenance Level: average

Skill Level: average

Animals: bird attracting , deer resistant






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