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Kerryjoe's Garden


Genus: Callistemon.

Species: Callistemon citrinus.

Purchased from - Ebay 2006
Purchase cost - approx £2.00
Current height x spread 2008 - 1m x 1m
Expected height x spread - 2-3m x 2-3m
Habit - Evergreen shrub. Bright red flowers around July. Lemon scented leaves when crushed. Willowy.
Garden placement - 2 in front garden in full sun.
Personal notes - Take cuttings from semi-ripe wood in summer. Bottlebrush can be grown with patience from seeds. Gather dried flowers and keep in them paper bags to let seeds fall; plant in spring, sowing on the soil surface).

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