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Callistemon viminalis     Common / Product Name: Weeping Bottlebrush

Genus Species: Callistemon viminalis    

Common / Product Name: Weeping Bottlebrush


Available Sizes

Height x Width: 4 – 6m x 2.50 – 4.00m

Pruning:   None Light

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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