Red Alert™ – Callistemon viminalis ‘KPS38’ – 140mm pot


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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″)

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

Red Alert™ is a unique bottlebrush with stunning new red growth for two months in Autumn and another two months in Spring. This is the Australian native alternative to Photinia. It requires less pruning, is very drought & frost tolerant, and has red growth longer than Photina.  Position: Full sun to part shade. Suits sandy to well-drained soils. Tolerates drought and cold. Download brochure


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Flower colour: Very rarely flowers
Flowering time: N/A
Common uses: Hedge, specimen shrub and around pools as it doesn’t attract bees
Available wholesale?: Yes, please contact us for details.

NOTE: Due to the size of 6″ pots/weight, delivery may not be feasible for small orders. Please check delivery page for more info. For large orders, we use our own delivery services or a trusted courier. We, therefore, recommend pickup for this item but please call to confirm availability.
^ Sizes are provided as a guide only.
Heights are indicative only and final height will depend on site-specific environmental conditions etc. Heights indicated are typical for Victoria. All pictures shown are copyright and for illustration purposes only.

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