Slim™ Bottlebrush - Monrovia

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Monrovia Growers

A new, slender, and carefree callistemon that makes a great hedge plant for tight spaces. A prolific bloomer, covered with classic bottlebrush spring and early summer. Heat-loving and highly drought tolerant when established, Slim™ is also a frost hardy evergreen and is not prone to leaf burn. High resistance to myrtle rust disease.

Mature Height: 10 feetMature Width: 4 feetLight: Full Sun
 

Attracts,Pollinators, Birds
Brand,
Brand,
Botanical Name,
Bulb Size,
Bulbs per Package,
Deer Resistant,
Evergreen or Deciduous,Evergreen
Family,
Family Name,Bottlebrush
Flower Color,
Bloom Time,Spring to summer; nearly year-round in temperate regions.
Foliage Color,Gray, Green
Genus,
Genus Name,Callistemon
Model,
Tomato Class,
Tomato Type,
Weather,
Days to Emerge,
Days to Maturity,
Edible,
Features,
Growth Rate,Medium
Hardiness,
Hardiness Zone,8
Harvest Season,
Landscape Uses,Border, Coastal Exposure, Container, Cutting Garden, Erosion Control, Hedge, Massing, Screening, Rock
Light Needs,Full Sun
Mature Height,10 feet
Mature Width,4 feet
Prune Time,Late Winter Pruning
Self Pollinating,
Water Needs,Dry to Average
Waterwise,0

 
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Essentials for Success

For flourishing plants, use potting soil for potted plants or planting mix for garden beds paired with Root Zone starter fertilizer is the perfect duo to foster robust root growth and minimize transplant shock.

Care

Planting & Growing
Thrives in average, lightly acidic, well-drained soil; avoid alkaline soils. Water deeply, regularly during first growing season to establish an extensive root system; reduce frequency once established. More drought tolerant in coastal areas; less tolerant in hot, arid regions. Apply fertilizer in early spring. Prune to shape after flowering.