Callistemon pungens
PRICKLY BOTTLEBRUSH
Myrtaceae

 
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Plant type: evergreen shrub

Hardiness zones: 9-11

Sunlight: hot overhead sun

Soil Moisture: dry between watering to usually boggy

Soil: ordinary soil, enriched soil, sand, mildly acidic to mildly alkaline

Tolerances: light frost
4m
Plant habit
 
3m

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Callistemon pungens
PRICKLY BOTTLEBRUSH
Myrtaceae

 

  Plant type: evergreen shrub

Hardiness zones: 9-11

Sunlight: hot overhead sun

Soil Moisture: dry between watering to usually boggy

Soil: ordinary soil, enriched soil, sand, mildly acidic to mildly alkaline

Tolerances: light frost
4m
Plant habit
 
3m

FEATURES

Flowers: purple

Flowering Time: late spring to early summer

Leaves: mid green; silver-grey new leaves

Bark & Stems: spiny leaves


DESIGN

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

Uses: informal screen, barrier, shade tree, windbreak

Growth rate: average

Maintenance Level: average

Skill Level: average

Animals: nectar, bee attracting






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