Masses of large bright red flowers give spectacular colour in spring and summer. Smaller and more compact than other bottlebrushes, to 1m and very generous with flowers. Very hardy native, great for attracting birds.
DESCRIPTION: Large bright red bottlebrush flowers in abundance, in spring and summer. Captain Cook has smaller foliage and is tighter and smaller in habit than other varieties. USE IN: In native gardens to attract birds. Ideal as a clipped hedge and in massed plantings. LOCATION: Very hardy and forgiving in all types of soil. Prefers full sun but will tolerate dappled shade. CARE: Mulch and water regularly until the plant is established, usually around 12 weeks. Prune after flowering to promote dense growth habit and prolific blooms during the next flowering season. Plant in a lime free soil which is medium to acidic. HEIGHT & WIDTH: 1.2m H x 1m W. YOUR PLANTS: These plants are tube-stock plants, healthy young plants with new roots that will establish quickly in your garden. The pot size is 80mm high and 42 mm wide
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