Callistemon citrinus is an evergreen plant with aromatic, but linear to lance-shaped leaves. The flowers of this plant resemble bottlebrushes. Moreover, this plant loves moisture and fertile soil. In addition, the Hummingbirds and butterflies are attracted to this plant.
What are the common names for the Bottlebrush shrub?
Names such as Crimson, Lemon bottlebrush, Bottlebrush tree, crimson bottlebrush, red bottlebrush, green bottlebrush, yellow bottlebrush, bottlebrush plant, bottlebrush shrub, weeping bottlebrush are common. Callistemon citrinus is the scientific name.
|Size||4 inches long|
|Growth rate||Rapid, in fact, it grows fast provided with all the preferred necessities|
|Attracts||Butterflies, as well as a hummingbird, are attracted to this plant.|
|Plant type||Generally it’s an evergreen shrub|
|Flower color||The flowers are produced in particular red colour.|
|Flower bloom||Flower blooming time is during the Spring season.|
|Size range||7 to 10|
|Length||3 to 5 inches|
|Width||One inch wide|
|Water||Regular watering, Moderate|
|pH||6 to 8|
How to care Decorum plant
The bottlebrush tree grows in full sun. Likewise, Bottlebrush grows best and produces the greatest number of flowers in a location exposed to full sun for most of the day.
The bottlebrush plant is quite adaptable to any type of garden soil but grows best in a sandy loam that drains well. If soil contains clay and tends to hold water, put some fine sand when planting a bottlebrush to increase the soil’s drainage.
In summer and spring season, water the plant once a week.
Fertilizer with high percentage of nitrogen produces a leafy plant. Liquid fertilizer is better for this plant, but do not fertilize in cold season.
The bottlebrush plant needs light pruning. Thus Cut the damage stems.
Callistemon plant growth:
Callistemon plant is rapidly grown up to 3 to 25 ft in tall and 3 to 20 ft wide.
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