Callistemon 'Hot Pink" PBR
Full Sun – Prefers 6 or more hours of sun per day.
Semi Frost Hardy
Semi Frost Hardy – Is Able to Survive Moderately Low Temperatures.
Moderate Watering – Requires Regular Watering.
Non Indigenous – Exotic to South Africa.
January February October November December ‘Hot Pink’ bears soft-pink bottlebrush flowers in summer.
|Uses in landscape design|
An excellent background shrub. Nectar-rich flowers attract honey birds to the garden.
Planting: It prefers well-drained soil. Dig a hole 60cm square and deep. Mix two thirds of the topsoil with one third compost in the bottom of the hole, add one cup of bone meal or superphosphate and mix well.
Free-flowering ‘Endeavour’ (Red bottlebrush) has large, rich-crimson brushes in spring, early summer and autumn; new growth is silky-red. ‘Perth Pink’ (3 x 2m) bears soft-pink, flowers in summer; new growth is brownish-pink. ‘Lilac Showers’ has a pendulous growth habit, reaches to 2m and bears bright lilac flowers in late spring and summer; it is an ideal container plant for the patio. ‘Little John’, a dwarf bottlebrush (700 x 400mm) with grey-green foliage and bright red, bottlebrush-like flowers in spring and summer, is an excellent outdoor pot plant. C. viminalis ‘Captain Cook’ (2 x 2m) is ideal for small gardens. It has brick-red brushes that are slightly pendulous, and bears flowers from spring to late autumn.
- Botanical name: Callistemon 'Hot Pink" PBR
- Common name(s): Pink bottlebrush
- Categories: Shrubs and Perennials
A sturdy, large shrub with dark green, leathery foliage. It bears large, shocking-pink bottlebrush flowers on the ends of branches in summer. The tips of flower-spikes continue to grow as leafy shoots with long-lasting woody seed capsules.
Botanical Pronunciation: kal-liss-STEE-mawn
Callistemon 'Hot Pink" PBR requirements and featuresinfo on these icons
Requires moderate maintenance.
January February October November December
‘Hot Pink’ bears soft-pink bottlebrush flowers in summer.