SCARLET FLAME™ Callistemon is an ultra-compact shrub with rustic red new growth
The Scarlet Flame™ plant is an ultra-compact fine leaf Callistemon, bred from Captain Cook. Its new growth in autumn and spring is rustic red for a more subtle colour, this coupled with bright red flowers provides a more colourful plant for a longer period. It is self-cleaning once flowering is finished.
Beautiful rustic red new growth
Ultra-compact form, self cleaning and showy red flowers
Height Range: 1m to 2m
Spread: 0.5 to 1m
Position: Full Sun, Semi Shade
Growth Habit: Shrub
Plant Use(s): Hedging/Screening
Suitable Climate Zone(s):
Flower Colour: Red
How it works
QLD, NSW, ACT, VIC, TAS, SA & WA
Full sun to part shade. Suits a wide variety of soils. Tolerates drought and cold.
Water as required for 8-13 weeks until established. Plant in a well mulched garden (chunky mulch is recommended). If required use slow release fertiliser in spring. Prune to shape 1-2 times a year after flowering for a tidy hedge or every 2-3 years for a natural shape.