Irresistible to birds; excellent for hedging, tolerant of heavy and seasonally waterlogged soils. Deep bright red long bottlebrush flowers cover a 3m shrub in spring and summer. Lovely new leaf colour too.
Callistemon citrinus ‘Endeavour’ DESCRIPTION: also known as Splendens. Large deep red bottle-brush shaped flowers give a display of colour in spring and summer. New leaf colour is copper-bronze-rust tones. USE IN: Ideal planted in native gardens as a feature tree. LOCATION: Very hardy and forgiving in all types of soil, even heavy or seasonally waterlogged. Prefers full sun but will tolerate dappled shade. Plant in a free draining soil rich in organic matter. Reasonably frost tolerant once established. CARE: Mulch and water regularly until the plant is established, usually around 12 weeks. Prune after flowering and apply a slow release native fertilser to promote dense growth habit and prolific flowering during the next flowering season. HEIGHT & WIDTH: 3m H x 2m 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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