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Evergreen Shrubs (Flowering) – Red Cluster Bottlebrush

  • Red cluster bottlebrush shrub 

Botanical name: Callistemon citrinus 

Average Size at Maturity: 5 to 10 ft in height and an 8 ft spread 

Hardy zone: Zones 9-11

Bloom Time: spring, summer 

Flower Color: red

Foliage Color: green

Growth Rate: about a ft 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: makes a great hedge 

Light Needs: full sun, 6 – 8 hours of sun a day 

Special Feature: tropical look with minimal maintenance 

Water Needs: water thoroughly once a week  in the spring and summer, allow soil to dry before watering again

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

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