Callistemon ‘Harkness’

Callistemon citrinus x viminalis (Harkness)

Full Sun Part Shade Dry Tolerant Frost Tolerant Wind Tolerant


Also known as Bottlebrush; syn. Gawler Hybrid.

A delightful Callistemon with attractive weeping foliage. Produces masses of very large, red bottlebrush flowers in Spring and Autumn. Ideal shrub for screening , hedging and scpecimen. The flowers attract nectar feeding birds.

Callistemon are hardy, adaptable shrubs, which grow in the poorest soils, will withstand waterlogging for extended periods, moderate coastal exposure and short periods of dryness. Grows best in moist soils, and flowers best in full sun.

Lightly prune behind spent flowers every year to achieve dense, bushy growth. Old neglected, woody plants can be pruned hard.

  • Full Sun to Part Shade.
  • Mature size of approx. 4m x 3-5m.
  • Flowers in Spring and Autumn.

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Dry Tolerant

Frost Tolerant

Wind Tolerant

Bird Attracting


Tall Shrub

4m Mature Height

3-5m Mature Width

Additional information


Full Sun, Part Shade


Bird attracting, Dry Tolerant, Evergreen, Flowering, Frost Tolerant, Shrub (Tall Height), Wind Tolerant

Foliage Colour

Green tones

Flower Colour


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