$14.99 $9.99

Our price: $9.99
Red Alert™ Callistemon viminalis ‘KPS38’
Common name: Red Alert™

Mature height:
2-2.4m H x 1.5-2m W unpruned; 500mm-2m H x 400mm-1.5m W pruned ^
Pot size: 140mm pot (6″)

NOTE: Due to the size of 6″ pots/weight, delivery may not be feasible for small orders. For larger orders we use our own delivery services or a trusted courier.
We therefore recommend pickup for this item but please call for availability prior. Pickup available at our Nursery or at one of our many delivery points throughout VIC/ NSW border. For a delivery quote, please contact us.


Plants back in stock May 2020! - Join the waitlist to be emailed when this product becomes available

Red Alert™ – Callistemon viminalis ‘KPS38’

  • New release variety
  • A compact bottlebrush hedge with new red growth
  • Needs less pruning to establish a hedge than Photinia

Red Alert™ Callistemon is a unique bottlebrush with vivid new red growth for two months in autumn and two months in spring, with lighter new red growth for even more months. It’s a native alternative to Photinia that requires less pruning, is very drought and frost tolerant, thrives in windy situations and suits most soil.h hedge with new red growth Needs less pruning to establish a hedge than Photinia

Uses: Hedge or specimen shrub.

Position: Full sun to part shade. Suits sandy to well drained soils. Tolerates drought and cold.

Care: Water as required for 8-13 weeks until established. Plant in a well mulched garden. If required use slow release fertiliser in spring. If desired prune to shape 1-3 times a year after flowering

Our stock is available between April 2020 and December 2020