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Evergreen Shrubs (Flowering) – Little John Bottle Brush

  • Little john bottle brush shrub

Botanical name: Melaleuca viminalis 

Average Size at Maturity: Slowly reaches just 3 ft. tall, 5 ft. wide.

Hardy zone: Zones 9-11

Bloom Time: Spring to summer; longer in temperate regions

Flower Color: red

Foliage Color: green/blue 

Growth Rate: about 10 inches a year 

Pruning needs: Can handle light pruning to maintain shape and size any time of the year. Heavy pruning should only be done in the late winter/early spring

Landscape Use: Border, Container, Hedge

Light Needs: 6 – 8 hours of sun a day 

Special Feature: dwarf shrub, showy spikes of crimson catkins 
Water Needs: needs weekly watering during periods without rain

Fertilizing needs: Use a high in phosphorus fertilizer once a month during growing season

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