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Callistemon 'Inferno'

Crimson Bottlebrush, Callistemon 'Yanferno'

Tender Shrub

What is Tender Shrub?

Three seasons of interest

Exotic bottlebrush flowers

Foliage tinted orange in autumn

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Callistemon ‘Inferno’ is a fabulous new selection which offers three seasons of interest. Stiff evergreen foliage brightens up dull winter days before bursting into deep-red bottlebrush flowers in late spring and summer followed by glowing orange foliage in autumn. ‘Inferno’ also rewards with excellent winter hardiness compared to other varieties.

Callistemon are exotic-looking shrubs featuring a long display of unusual bottlebrush flowers and elegant, arching branches which can be left to form a bushy shrub or trained up trellis to create a stunning wall specimen. Their stiff, evergreen, narrow foliage provides valuable winter interest and is highly aromatic, emitting a lemon scent when crushed.

Ultimate height: 120cm (47in). Ultimate spread: 75cm (29in).

Plant height and spread is seasonal therefore we list by pot size rather than a defined plant size. The height and spread of the plant delivered will vary depending on the season, meaning arrival images are an indication only.

Height Up to 120cm (47in)
Spread Up to 75cm (29in)

Tender Shrub

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1 x 9cm Potted Plant (KF0843)

Plant Callistemon in a sheltered position in moist, well drained, non-alkaline soil in full sun. This callistemon is suitable for growing outdoors in mild areas and coastal gardens and is hardy down to 5°C (41°F). In colder gardens, it is best grown in a cool conservatory or planted in a patio container that can be moved to a warm position over winter.
Lightly prune bottlebrush shrubs in autumn after flowering. Reduce the stems to fit the available space, and remove any damaged, crossing or wayward stems. If necessary, callistemon plants will tolerate occasional hard regenerative pruning. Deadhead faded bottlebrush flowers regularly to prolong their display.

Seeds and garden supplies will normally be delivered within the time period stated against each product as detailed above. Plants, bulbs, corms, tubers, shrubs, trees, potatoes, etc. are delivered at the appropriate time for planting or potting on. Delivery times will be stated on the product page above, or in your order acknowledgement page and email.

Orders for packets of seed incur a delivery charge of £2.99.

Orders which include any other products will incur a delivery charge of £6.99.

Where an order includes both packets of seeds and other products, a maximum delivery charge of £7.99 will apply - regardless of the number of items ordered.

Large items may incur a higher delivery charge - this will be displayed in your shopping basket.

Please see our Delivery page for further details, and more information on different charges that may apply to certain destinations.

For more information on how we send your plants please visit our Helpful Guide on plant sizes.

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