Slim™ Bottlebrush

Callistemon viminalis 'CV01' PP #24,444

Pronunciation: kal-LIS-tem-on vi-mi-NAH-liss
SKU #41207
8-11

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OVERVIEW
Description 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.
Light Full sun
Watering Once established, water if very dry.
Blooms Spring to summer; longer in temperate areas.
Mature Size Reaches 8 to 10 ft. tall, 3 to 4 ft. wide.
DETAILS
Deciduous/Evergreen Evergreen
Special Features Easy Care, Improved Pest and Disease Resistance, Waterwise, Non-toxic to Cats and Dogs
Problems/Solutions Coastal Exposure, Deer Resistant, Erosion Control, Drought Tolerant
Growth Rate Moderate
Flower Attributes Flowers for Cutting, Long Bloom Season, Showy Flowers
Patent Act Asexual reproduction of plants protected by the Plant Patent Act is prohibited during the life of the patent.
STYLE
Landscape Use Border, Container, Hedge, Privacy Screen
Flower Color Red
Foliage Color Gray-green
Companion Plants Eucalyptus (Eucalyptus); Euryops (Euryops); Maiden Grass (Miscanthus); Echeveria (Echeveria); Sedum (Sedum)
CARE
Care 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

USDA Cold Hardiness Zone Map

Your USDA Cold Hardiness Zone: 8

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We have been pioneers and craftsmen in the art of growing plants for nearly 100 years. Since our founding in Southern California by Harry E. Rosedale, Sr. in 1926, we have been absolutely dedicated and obsessed with quality.