Slim™ Bottlebrush

Callistemon viminalis 'CV01' PP #24,444

SKU
41207
A new, slender, and carefree callistemon that makes a great hedge plant for tight spaces. A prolific bloomer, covered with classic bottlebrush spring and early summer. Heat-loving and highly drought tolerant when established, Slim™ is also a frost hardy evergreen and is not prone to leaf burn. High resistance to myrtle rust disease.
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Once established, water occasionally; more in extreme heat or containers.

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Botanical Pronunciationkal-LIS-tem-on vi-mi-NAH-liss
Average Size at MaturityReaches 8 to 10 ft. tall, 3 to 4 ft. wide.
Bloom TimeSpring to summer; nearly year-round in temperate regions.
Deciduous/ EvergreenEvergreen
Flower AttributeFlowers for Cutting, Long Bloom Season, Showy Flowers
Flower ColorRed
Foliage ColorGray-green
Garden StyleMediterranean, Rustic, Tropical
Growth HabitColumnar, Narrow
Landscape UseBorder, Container, Erosion Control, Hedge, Mass Planting, Privacy Screen, Rock Garden, Cutting Garden, Coastal Exposure
Light NeedsFull sun
Patent ActAsexual reproduction of plants protected by the Plant Patent Act is prohibited during the life of the patent.
Special FeatureEasy Care, Improved Disease Resistance, Tolerates Poor Soils, Waterwise, Year-round Interest, Pet Friendly, Heat Loving
Water NeedsLow
Watering NeedsOnce established, water occasionally; more in extreme heat or containers.

Thrives in average, lightly acidic, well-drained soil; avoid alkaline soils. Water deeply, regularly during first growing season to establish an extensive root system; reduce frequency once established. More drought tolerant in coastal areas; less tolerant in hot, arid regions. Apply fertilizer in early spring. Prune to shape after flowering.

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This Plant's Growing Zones: 8 - 11

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