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Scarlet Flame™

Callistemon viminalis 'CC19' PBR

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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
  • Plant Attributes

    • 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):
      • Subtropical
      • Arid
      • Temperate
      • Cool
    • 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.

    Video

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zFCog5oQjlE

    Care Instructions

    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.

    How to use

    Hedge, specimen shrub.

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