Callistemon ‘Horse Paddock’ – Bottlebrush

A great red bottlebrush, flowering in spring with bright red brushes. A good variety for warmer areas. Happy in most soil types, tolerant of dry spells as well as wet soils. A good hedging plant, for screening and for pots, and new foliage growth is attractively red coloured. Prune to keep dense if needed, and can be trimmed to size.

Family : Myrtaceae
Cultivar Name: Horse Paddock
Plant Type : Large shrub
Width : 2
Flowering Time : Spring
Soil Type : Sandy, Clay, Loamy, Sandy loam, Clay loam, Poor soil
Climate Zone : Sub-tropical, Warm temperate, Cool temperate, Mediterranean
Growth Habit : Evergreen, Spreading
Soil Moisture : Well-drained, Moist moderate drainage, Boggy poorly drained
Special Uses : Erosion control, Honey producing plant, Bird nesting plant, Pollution tolerant, Playground friendly
Scientific Name: Callistemon
Common Name : Bottlebrush
Height : 2
Flower Color : Red
pH Level : Acid, Neutral
Plant Environment : Container growing, Coastal garden, Drought resistant
Light : Sunny, Light shade
Lifespan : Perennial
Frost Tolerance : Tolerates light frost
Attracts Wildlife : Bees, Nectar eating birds, Butterflies, Other insects