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Callistemon hybrid

Genus Species: Callistemon hybrid

Common / Product Name: Kings Park Special

Habit: LARGE SHRUB (LS)

Available Sizes
14cm20cm

Height x Width: 3 – 5m x 3.00 – 3.00m

Pruning: Remove spent flowers annually

Frost Tolerance: High

Clay & Heavy Soil Tolerance: Well Drained

Coastal Tolerance: High

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.

Fertilising: 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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