Bottle Pop™ Neon Pink Bottlebrush
Callistemon viminalis 'Neon Pink'
Once established, water occasionally; more in extreme heat or containers.
|Botanical Pronunciation||kal-LIS-tem-on vi-mi-NAH-liss|
|Lore||The genus name is from the Greek for "beauty" and "stamen" to describe the flowers, a bottle brush shaped wand of stamens without visible stamens.|
|Average Size at Maturity||Quickly reaches 8 to 12 ft. tall, 8 to 10 ft. wide.|
|Bloom Time||Spring through fall; nearly year-round in temperate regions.|
|Flower Attribute||Flowers for Cutting, Long Bloom Season, Showy Flowers|
|Garden Style||Mediterranean, Rustic|
|Landscape Use||Border, Container, Erosion Control, Hedge, Mass Planting, Privacy Screen, Rock Garden, Specimen, Cutting Garden, Coastal Exposure|
|Light Needs||Full sun|
|Special Feature||Easy Care, Tolerates Poor Soils, Waterwise, Year-round Interest, Fast Growing, Pet Friendly, Heat Loving, Compact Form|
|Watering Needs||Once established, water occasionally; more in extreme heat or containers.|
Provide average to lean, very well-drained soil. Water deeply and regularly during the first growing season to establish an extensive root system; once established, reduce frequency. Prune lightly to shape or promote dense growth. Fertilize before new growth begins in spring.
This Plant's Growing Zones: 8 - 11