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Callistemon

The Callistemon belongs to the family Myrtaceae and it is an evergreen shrub originating from Australia and New Caledonia. It has light green, thin, elongated and at the end of the branches it produces the characteristic red flower in the shape of spike or bottle brush (actually, the little flowers are very small and the only fleshy part) that’s why it is called “little broom”.

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Botanical name

Botanical name

Callistemon Laevis

Common name

Common name

Callistemon

Variety

Variety

Flower's color

Flower's color

Red

Temperature

Temperature

Min. – 15°C

Exposure

Exposure

Sunny

Watering need

Watering need

Averages

Blooming

Blooming

Flowering in spring, until summer

Availability

Availability

March – May

Availability

March, April, May

Exposure

Full sun

Flowering

Spring, Summer

Water need

Average