Scarlet Flame™ Callistemon viminalis ‘CC19’
- Beautiful rustic red new growth
- Ultra-compact form, self cleaning and showy red flowers
Description: The Scarlet Flame™ plant is an ultra-compact fine leaf Callistemon, bred from Captain Cook. Its new growth in autumn and spring is rustic red for a more subtle colour, this coupled with bright red flowers provides a more colourful plant for a longer period. It is self-cleaning once flowering is finished.
Size: 60cm – 1.5m high x 60cm-1m wide depending on conditions.
Uses: Hedge, specimen shrub.
Position: Full sun to part shade. Suits a wide variety of soils. Tolerates drought and cold.
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. Prune to shape 1-2 times a year after flowering for a tidy hedge or every 2-3 years for a natural shape.
Where it works: QLD, NSW, ACT, VIC, TAS, SA & WA.
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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.