Callistemon Splendens
Callistemon Splendens
Callistemon Splendens

Callistemon Splendens

Callistemon Splendens

Regular price €12.95

Callistemon Citrinus Splendens, or Crimson Bottlebrush, is a distinctive, large, evergreen shrub with arching branches and bright crimson flowers that thrives in the Irish climate. Its unique appearance and adaptability make it a sought-after choice for various gardening needs, and it is particularly well-suited to the Irish climate.

Awards: RHS Award of Garden Merit

Height/Spread: Callistemon Splendens can reach a height of  8 meters with a spread of 4 meters, creating an impressive presence in the garden while allowing for optimal growth in the Irish climate.

Position: This fairly hardy shrub thrives in full sun or partial shade, making it suitable for a range of garden positions in Ireland. It can tolerate a variety of conditions but prefers well-draining soil and protection from strong winds. Winter protection may be needed in very cold weather.

Soil: Callistemon Splendens adapts  prefers slightly acidic to neutral soil. It is important to ensure the soil is well-draining, as excessive moisture can hinder its growth in the Irish climate.

Flowering Season: The Bottlebrush is known for its stunning, brush-like flowers that resemble a bottle brush, hence the common name. In the Irish climate, Callistemon Splendens typically blooms from late spring to early summer, adding vibrant bursts of color to gardens during this period.

Uses: Callistemon Splendens has multiple uses in the Irish garden. Its attractive appearance and ability to attract pollinators make it an excellent choice for ornamental purposes in gardens, borders, and hedges. The flowers also make beautiful additions to floral arrangements. Additionally, the Bottlebrush's hardiness and adaptability make it suitable for coastal areas and urban gardens in Ireland, providing a low-maintenance yet visually striking option for landscape design.

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