COMMERCIAL NURSERY – NATIVE SHRUB
callistemon pachyphyllus – Wallum bottlebrush
callistemon pachyphyllus is a small to medium sized shrub, usually reaching around 1 metre in height. It’s common name comes from the sandy, coastal heath habitat which is known as “Wallum.
Callistemon pachyphyllus is a hardy plant under a wide range of garden conditions. Many Callistemons can tolerate less than perfect drainage but usually perform best in gardens with reasonable drainage and regular availability of water.
It withstands strong winds and periods of drought and temporary boggy soils. It flowers best in full sun but also performs quite well in part-shade.
Uses: Makes an excellent screening or hedging plant and is bird and bee attracting.