Australian Native Plants

  Callistemon citrinus 'Splendens'


Callistemon citrinus 'Splendens' photo
Callistemon 'Splendens' (cultivated, labelled as Callistemon citrinus 'Splendens' syn. C. 'Endeavour'), Maranoa Gardens, Balwyn, Victoria, Australia

Photograph by Melburnian. Some rights reserved.    (view image details)




PLANT FACTS

Description
Callistemon 'Splendens' is an upright shrub growing to about two metres in height (sometimes taller). The leaves are elliptical and grow to about 9 cm long. New growth is pink. The It produces red bottlebrush spikes mainly in spring, and sometimes at other times. It was registered as a cultivar in 1989.

Height
2m - 2.5m

Spread
1.5m - 2m

Propagation
seed,

Wildlife Interest
birds, nectar

Classification
Class:Magnoliopsida
Order:Myrtales
Family:Myrtaceae
Genus:Callistemon
Species:citrinus
Variety:'Splendens'


Relatives in same Genus
  Callistemon citrinus 'Firebrand'
  Callistemon viminalis 'Rose Opal'
  Callistemon viminalis 'Wildfire'
  Callistemon viminalis
  Callistemon 'Lavender Showers'
  Callistemon 'Pink Champagne'
  Callistemon 'Purple Splendour'
  Callistemon 'Taree Pink'