Callistemon citrinus Bottlebrush Plant

Callistemon citrinus Bottlebrush Plant

Delicious scent - loved by bees and butterflies
Scented / Fragrant
Perfect In Pots
Plant In Sunshine
Winter Hardy
Wildlife Friendly
1 x 3L Potted Plant - Item: 510046
Only £14.99
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Who could resist touching the fluffy red cylindrical flower heads that drip from the branches of this evergreen shrub during late spring and summer? Not many. But this native of Australia has more going for it than just its stroke me qualities.  

The tiny leaves that cover its arching branches release a delicious lemony scent when brushed and its arching branches provide all year round interest, wherever you plant it its perfect as specimen in the lawn, grown against a wall or fence, or planted in large pots. A real sun lover, give it the brightest spot possible.

You need to water a bottlebrush for its first season, but when established plants are extremely drought tolerant. Despite heralding from warmer climes this plant is incredibly tough and will easily cope with temperatures down to -5C protect it in harder winters by covering with fleece or grow in pots so it can be moved indoors (a shed, front porch, garage or conservatory would be ideal).

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++ Service rating : Prompt service
Product : Excellent quality
NA First class customer service as regards telephone order.
++ Service rating : very highly recomenned
Product : exellent lovly condiction
++ All plants arrived in really good condition, are now planted and looking good!!
+ Service rating : Product arrived later than expected
Product : Product arrived in good condition re packaging - but due to being a few days later than expected the roots had dried out.
Prolonged watering was needed - time will tell re it's condition.
++ Service rating : You garden discribe their stuff very well and you get very good healthy plants. They take care in the packing and safe delivery of the items you order. Would and have recommended to friends
Product : Healthy shrub just as described .
++ Service rating : Delivered on time packaging good.
Product : Love my plant was half the price of the one in my local garden centre that i had seen the previous week.
What Is Supplied Supplied as a 3 year old plant in a 3L pot, ready to plant out.
Height now 60cm+
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Fully Grown Plant dimensions (approx)
Plant Dimensions
100cm
60cm
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