Callistemon rugulosus

(C. macropunctatus)

 

This larger Callistemon species grows to about 16' x 16' and has narrow, elliptical, sharply pointed leaves to 8 cm. The flower spikes are about 10 cm long or less by 5 cm in diameter.  The red spikes are tipped with yellow anthers.  A hardy species for most soils and prefers sun.  Prune after flowering. Attractive container plant. +23 degrees F. 

Temperature Rating USDA Zone 9
Type Shrub to 16'
Flower Color Red
Growth Rate Moderate
Placement Sun
Culture Moderate moisture
Native Victoria, South Australia
Family Myrtaceae

Key Benefits

bulletShrub to 16'
bulletDoes well in most soils
bulletAttractive flowers and foliage

Problem Solving Features

bulletExcellent for sunny border planting
bulletAttractive container plant
bulletMinimum care needed

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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