Callistemon viminalis ‘Prolific’ – Bottlebrush

A large shrub to small tree, ‘Prolific’ has masses of red flowers in spring, and will spot flower through the year. Dense growth, deep green leaves which contrast nicely with the red flowers. Does well on most soils, from sandy to clay, and is rarely troubled by pests or disease. Fast growing in good conditions. Can be pruned to size, and makes a good hedge, screening or windbreak plant.

Family : Myrtaceae
Cultivar Name: Prolific
Plant Type : Small tree, Large shrub
Width : 4
Flowering Time : Spring, All year
Soil Type : Sandy, Clay, Loamy, Sandy loam, Clay loam, Poor soil
Climate Zone : Sub-tropical, Warm temperate, Cool temperate, Mediterranean
Growth Habit : Evergreen, Weeping
Soil Moisture : Well-drained, Moist moderate drainage, Boggy poorly drained
Special Uses : Bonsai, Erosion control, Pollution tolerant, Fast growing
Scientific Name: Callistemon viminalis
Common Name : Bottlebrush
Height : 6
Flower Color : Red
pH Level : Acid, Neutral, Alkaline
Plant Environment : Low maintenance garden, Coastal garden, Drought resistant
Light : Sunny, Light shade
Lifespan :
Frost Tolerance : Tolerates light frost
Attracts Wildlife : Bees, Nectar eating birds, Butterflies, Other insects