A native to WA and a variant that is popular in Kings Park, This small tree blooms hroughout spring and periodically through autumn. They form masses of large pendulous, bright red bottlebrush flowers.
This evergreen shrub will make an excellent addition to any garden or landscape. This plant can be used as a hedge or a privacy screen and is ideal for gardens with an Australian Native theme.
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King's Park Special Bottlebrush
This tree will thrive in sunny places in well-drained soils. Hardy and adaptable, they will tolerate the poorest soils and withstand water-logging for extended periods. They are also strong against moderate coastal exposure and short periods of dryness. Once established, the Callistemon 'Kings Park Special' is water-wise and has a low water requirement once established. Prune after flowering to promote strong new growth.
Plant Type Native Australian Tree Mature Dimension (HxW) 3–4m x 3–4m Sun Exposure Full Sun, Part Sun Bird / Wildlife Attracting Yes Foliage Type Lanceolate - pointed at both ends Foliage Colour Black, Brown, Green Flowering Yes, Cylindrical Bottlebrush Flower Colour Red