Like Little John it's a small compact native shrub with masses of little red bottlebrush flowers; but the foliage has a subtle silvery sheen to it. Try it as a mixed hedge planted with Little John and Green John for year round colour.
Callistemon viminalis 'Little Silver' PBR DESCRIPTION: Dwarf evergreen native shrub, small leaves with a slight silver tone; bright red small bottlebrush flowers in spring that are attractive to birds. USE IN: Ideal for creating a low hedge, for rockeries and large tubs and as a specimen plant. LOCATION: Very hardy and forgiving in all types of soil. Prefers full sun but will tolerate dappled shade. Will tolerate waterlogged sites and is drought tolerant once established. CARE: Mulch and water regularly until the plant is established, usually around 12 weeks. Prune tips while young to encourage dense growth and fertilise with a slow release native fertiliser in spring. HEIGHT & WIDTH: 90 cm H x 75 cm 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