Callistemon viminalis 'CV01' PP #24,444
Once established, water occasionally; more in extreme heat or containers.
|Botanical Pronunciation||kal-LIS-tem-on vi-mi-NAH-liss|
|Average Size at Maturity||Reaches 8 to 10 ft. tall, 3 to 4 ft. wide.|
|Bloom Time||Spring to summer; nearly year-round in temperate regions.|
|Flower Attribute||Flowers for Cutting, Long Bloom Season, Showy Flowers|
|Garden Style||Mediterranean, Rustic, Tropical|
|Growth Habit||Columnar, Narrow|
|Landscape Use||Border, Container, Erosion Control, Hedge, Mass Planting, Privacy Screen, Rock Garden, Cutting Garden, Coastal Exposure|
|Light Needs||Full sun|
|Patent Act||Asexual reproduction of plants protected by the Plant Patent Act is prohibited during the life of the patent.|
|Special Feature||Easy Care, Improved Disease Resistance, Tolerates Poor Soils, Waterwise, Year-round Interest, Pet Friendly, Heat Loving|
|Watering Needs||Once established, water occasionally; more in extreme heat or containers.|
|Companion Plants||Eucalyptus (Eucalyptus); Euryops (Euryops); Maiden Grass (Miscanthus); Echeveria (Echeveria); Sedum (Sedum)|
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.
This Plant's Growing Zones: 8-11