Callistemon ‘Wee Johnnie’ – Bottlebrush

A new dwarf variety of bottlebrush, this small shrub has been selected for its fantastic growth habit- compact in size, with dense grey green foliage. Flowers in Spring, producing abundant red brushes clustered tightly along the stem. This versatile plant is excellent for rockeries, hedges and borders. It makes a great feature for both its foliage and flowers and is also suitable for container planting. Low maintenance and tolerant to both drought and frost once established.

Family : Myrtaceae
Cultivar Name: Wee Johnnie
Plant Type : Small tree, Small shrub
Width : 1
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, Dense foliage
Soil Moisture : Well-drained, Moist moderate drainage, Boggy poorly drained
Special Uses : Bonsai, Erosion control, Honey producing plant, Pollution tolerant, Fast growing, Playground friendly
Scientific Name: Callistemon viminalis hybrid
Common Name : Bottlebrush
Height : 1.5
Flower Color : Red
pH Level : Acid, Neutral, Alkaline
Plant Environment : Low maintenance garden, 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