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   Genus Species: Callistemon viminalis     Common / Product Name: Dawson River Weeper

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Habit:   LARGE SHRUB (LS)

Available Size:   20cm

Height x Width:   4 - 6m x 3.5 - 5m

Pruning:   Remove spent flowers annually

Frost Tolerance:   High

Clay & Heavy Soil Tolerance:   Adaptable

Coastal Tolerance:   Medium

Drought Tolerance:   High

Origin:   Australian Plant

Evergreen:   Yes

Flowering:  starts: Spring / ends: Summer

Flower Colour:   Red

Irrigation:   Yes requires spring watering for best flowers, water during dry periods.

Lower Temperatures:   Temperatures as low as -7°C for short periods once established. Some frost damage below -3°C on foliage.

Upper Temperatures:   Temperatures in the Low 40's°C will tolerate higher temperatures for short periods.

Fertilizing:   Slow release low phosphorus fertilizer, supplement with iron to prevent yellowing of leaves.

Environment:   Plants selected suitable for Melbourne surrounds and southern states of Australia.

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