Stunning crimson-red brush-like flower spikes
The leaves will release a delicious lemon scent when crushed
The scarlet bottle brush plant loves sheltered
sunny & well drained positions
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Height Up to 800cm (315in)
Spread Up to 400cm (157in)
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Callistemon citrinus ‘Splendens’ is one of the most reliable of Callistemons and has merited an RHS AGM. Its eye-catching crimson bottle brushes are borne on elegant, arching branches which can be left to form a bushy shrub or trained up trellis to create a stunning wall specimen. Callistemon have stiff, dark green, narrow foliage which provides valuable winter interest. The foliage is also highly aromatic, emitting a lemon scent when crushed. Callistemon make wonderfully exotic specimens for mild and coastal gardens. In cold northern gardens they can be grown in a container and over-wintered in a frost-free place. Maximum height: 8m (26 foot), Spread: 4m (13 foot).
Plant height and spread is seasonal therefore we list by pot size rather than a defined plant size. The height and spread of the plant delivered will vary depending on the season, meaning arrival images are an indication only.
1 x 3 Litre Potted Plant (KC9571)
Seeds and garden supplies will normally be delivered within the time period stated against each product as detailed above. Plants, bulbs, corms, tubers, shrubs, trees, potatoes, etc. are delivered at the appropriate time for planting or potting on. Delivery times will be stated on the product page above, or in your order acknowledgement page and email.
Orders for packets of seed incur a delivery charge of £2.99.
Orders which include any other products will incur a delivery charge of £6.99.
Where an order includes both packets of seeds and other products, a maximum delivery charge of £7.99 will apply - regardless of the number of items ordered.
Large items may incur a higher delivery charge - this will be displayed in your shopping basket.
Please see our Delivery page for further details, and more information on different charges that may apply to certain destinations.
For more information on how we send your plants please visit our Helpful Guide on plant sizes.
Thompson & Morgan strives to ensure that all its plants are delivered to you in the perfect condition for planting. Sadly, the time it takes to deliver to certain locations in the UK means that we can't guarantee this, so regretfully we are unable to ship live plants to the following areas: HS, IV41-IV49, IV51, IV55-56, KW15-KW17, PA34, PA41-48, PA60-PA78, PA80, PH40-PH44, TR21-TR24, ZE1-ZE3