SCARLET FLAME™ Callistemon
Scarlet Flame™ Callistemon viminalis ‘CC19’ PBR
- 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.
Planting Density: 1-3 plants per m², 1-2 plants per linear metre.
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.