Callistemon Viminalis “Melaleuca Viminalis” (Weeping Bottlebrush/Creek Bottlebrush)
- Plant Care
Callistemon viminalis plants get their name from the spikes of flowers that bloom at the ends of the stems, bearing a strong resemblance to a bottle brush. Most bottlebrush varieties bloom over a long summer season in shades of red or crimson. Outdoors, plant bottlebrush shrubs in a sunny location. The plants aren’t picky about the soil type as long as it is well-drained. If the soil is very poor, enrich with compost at planting time. Once established, bottlebrush plants tolerate drought and moderate salt spray.
Plant in a place that can receive full sun. While it will grow in partial shade, you run the risk of fewer flowers.Apply the water slowly to saturate the soil as deeply as possible.Rich, peaty potting soil with a few handfuls of sand added to improve the drainage is required for the plant.15 – 35 °CFertilize during summer to promote growth and health.
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