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Callistemon laevis 7.5 Litre Pot x 1

Tender Shrub

What is Tender Shrub?

Spectacular cylindrical flower spikes with tufts of bright crimson stamens

The leaves will release a delicious lemon scent when crushed

The scarlet bottle brush plant loves sheltered

sunny & well drained positions

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Callistemon laevis makes a stunning specimen for a sunny, south or west facing wall or as a container feature on a sun-baked patio. From spring to summer, it is covered in cylindrical flower spikes of intense crimson, making an eye-catching exotic specimen in mild gardens or it can be grown in a container and moved into a frost-free conservatory over winter. The dark, evergreen foliage provides all season interest and has a delicious citrus aroma when crushed. Maximum height: 8m (26 foot), Spread: 4m (13 foot).


Height Up to 800cm (315in)
Spread Up to 400cm (157in)

Tender Shrub

patiolow maintenance gardenexotic gardenspecimen plant

full sun

Flowering Months Harvest Months

1 x 15 Litre Potted Plant (KC9572)
1 x 7.5 Litre Potted Plant (KC8881)

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.

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