Flora Burst™ Callistemon viminalis ‘CC06’
- Masses of red Bottlebrush flowers in spring
- Repeat flowers in autumn in certain regions
- Self cleaning
Description: It produces masses of red bottle brush flowers in spring where just about the entire plant is covered in flowers, with more flower buds ready to open. The flowering nature of Flora Burst™ Callistemon is a real feature and flowers will often appear in autumn as it repeat flowers in certain regions of Australia.
Unlike many prolific flowering Callistemons, the Flora Burst™ plant is relatively self cleaning, leaving far less seed pods on the plant after flowering. Flora Burst™ Callistemon has beautiful rustic red new growth in spring and autumn.
Size: 2m high x 1.5m wide.
Planting Density: 1-2 plants per m², 1-2 plants per linear metre.
Uses: Hedges, mass plantings and feature plantings.
Position: Full sun to light shade.Works in most soil types.
Care: Water as required for 8-13 weeks until established. Plant in a well mulched garden (chunky mulch is recommended). If required use slow release fertiliser in spring. responds very well to pruning at different times of the year. Pruning is beneficial as it will encourage dense, bushy growth.
Where it works: NSW, ACT, VIC, TAS, SA, WA, QLD & NT.
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This website gives general information for the states/regions in Australia. For local information on which plants work in your area contact your local grower. Local grower knowledge is vital, this website is no substitute.
Heights shown on the website are for general gardening conditions. In well maintained gardens, some plants will get taller.