Callistemon formosus
KINGAROY BOTTLEBRUSH, CLIFF BOTTLEBRUSH
Myrtaceae

 
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Plant type: evergreen tree or shrub

Hardiness zones: 9b-11

Sunlight: hot overhead sun

Soil Moisture: dry for extended periods to usually boggy

Soil: ordinary soil, enriched soil, mildly acidic to mildly alkaline
5m
Plant habit
 
4m

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Pruning: Retain only one main trunk for a tree or tip prune after flowering for density.

 
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Callistemon formosus
KINGAROY BOTTLEBRUSH, CLIFF BOTTLEBRUSH
Myrtaceae

 

  Plant type: evergreen tree or shrub

Hardiness zones: 9b-11

Sunlight: hot overhead sun

Soil Moisture: dry for extended periods to usually boggy

Soil: ordinary soil, enriched soil, mildly acidic to mildly alkaline
5m
Plant habit
 
4m

FEATURES

Flowers: cream

Flowering Time: early spring to late spring

Leaves: silver-grey; bronze new leaves


DESIGN

Garden Styles: suits mediterranean, coastal & bush designs

Uses: informal screen, street tree, shade tree, windbreak, soil binding

Growth rate: average

Maintenance Level: average

Skill Level: average

Animals: bird attracting






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