The Callistemon viminalis ‘LJ1’ PBR Better John™ is a new cultivar and this particular variety has bright and vibrant red bottlebrush flowers in Spring and blue-green foliage. Perfect to use in gardens as borders, hedges and pots with little maintenance needs.
Common Name/s : Bottlebrush
Family : Myrtaceae
Origin : Australia
Habit : Small shrub and upright
Height : Up to 1.2m in height
Width : Up to .9m in width
Growth Rate : Moderate
Foliage : Matyre foliage is blue-green and new growth has silvery tones from the hairy texture.
Flowers : Yes
Flower Description : Bright and vibrant red bottlebrush flowers bloom from mid to late Spring
Flowers colours : Red
Fruit : Not know to fruit
Position : In full Sun to light partly shaded areas.
Common Pest And Diseases : Not known to have any pest and diseases.
Soil Type : Grows well in sandy to well-drained soils.
Care And Maintenance : Water plants for approx 8 -13 weeks until well established. Around Spring top up with some slow-release fertiliser and prune every 3-4 years for a natural form or in every 2 years for a tidy hedge and borders.
Available Pot Size/s : 200mm;300mm