Light Show® Red Callistemon

Callistemon viminalis 'LJ23' PP27547 Home » The Collection » Light Show® Red Dense, emerald green foliage covers this tough flowering shrub. Reaching only 2–3’ tall, as well as being drought and salt tolerant, Light Show® Red is suitable for a variety of landscape applications. Striking red bottlebrush flowers appear early summer and last through fall. New growth is light green, darkening as it ages. It’s a low maintenance winner with long lasting good looks.
Light Show® Red Callistemon
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Feature Red flowers that resemble a bottlebrush bloom in spring to summer
USDA Zones 8-10
Sunset Zones
Special Features Compact habit, Deer Resistant, Salt Tolerance, Water-wise
Landscape Use Accent, Border, Container, Groundcover
Exposure Full sun
Flowering Season Spring to Summer
Dimensions 3-4' H x 2-3' W
Growth Rate Moderate
Plant Type Evergreen
Water Needs Medium Water Once Established
Soil Tolerates a wide range
Fertilizer Fertilize yearly in spring
Pruning None needed; prune as desired after spring bloom

Planting Instructions

  • water before planting
  • plant in full sun
  • dig hole 2X the width of pot
  • backfill and plant 1”-2” above soil level
  • water and add more soil if needed
  • mulch plants

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