Calothamnus quadrifidis dwarf
Genus Species: Calothamnus quadrifidis dwarf
Common / Product Name: Common Net Bush
Habit: SMALL SHRUB (SS) and MEDIUM SHRUB (MS)
Height x Width: 0.6 – 1m x 0.80 – 1.00m
Pruning: Light Medium
Frost Tolerance: Medium
Clay & Heavy Soil Tolerance: Well Drained
Coastal Tolerance: Medium
Drought Tolerance: Medium
Origin: Australian Plant
Flowering: starts: Spring
Flower Colour: Bright Red
Irrigation: No watering required once established if planted in suitable conditions. Will require water over long dry periods.
Lower Temperatures: Temperatures as low as -1°C for short periods once established. Some frost damage below -3C.
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.