Callistemon ‘kings park special’


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Attract nectar-loving birds to your garden with the eye-catching small tree Callistemon ‘Kings Park Special’. Throughout spring and periodically through autumn, Callistemon Kings Park Special forms masses of large pendulous, bright red bottlebrush flowers. This evergreen shrub will make an excellent addition to any garden or landscape. Suggested uses include screening, hedging, street tree, low maintenance and small native gardens. Callistemon ‘Kings Park Special’ will thrive in a sunny position in well-drained soils. Callistemon are hardy, adaptable shrubs that will tolerate the poorest soils and withstand water-logging for extended periods. They are also strong against moderate coastal exposure and short periods of dryness. Callistemon ‘Kings Park Special’ is waterwise and has a low water requirement once established. Prune after flowering to promote strong new growth. Callistemon Kings Park Special can grow to a height of 4 metres and width of 4 metres.