Callistemon lineariifolius

 

 

Description: 6-12' x 6-15', open shrub, red brushes to 4" long occur in spring and summer.

Culture: Full to part sun.  Sand, loam, clay, bog or damp soils, will adapt to drier conditions.  Acid, neutral or alkaline. Moderately frost hardy.  Does well in damp areas.

Uses: Ornamental, hedge, screening, windbreaks.

Temperature Rating USDA Zone 8
Type Shrub to 6-12'
Flower Color Red
Growth Rate Moderate
Placement Sun
Culture Moderate moisture
Native New South Wales
Family Myrtaceae

Key Benefits

bulletLarge, 4" long red brushes
bulletModerate growth rate
bulletBog to dry soils
bulletVery attractive

Problem Solving Features

bulletExcellent for most soils - bog or dry
bulletLow maintenance
bulletExcellent shrub for hedges or borders

Pricing - See Price List Here

*Sow seed direct on the surface, bog watering method works best.  Germination 1-3 weeks @ 70 F.

 

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