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Callistemon viminalis

Genus Species: Callistemon viminalis

Common / Product Name: Dawson River Weeper

Habit: LARGE SHRUB (LS)

Available Sizes
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.

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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