CALLISTEMON MARY MCKILLOP
CALLISTEMON MARY MCKILLOP
CALLISTEMON MARY MCKILLOP

CALLISTEMON MARY MCKILLOP

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Now that we have our first Australian Saint, what better way to honour the work of this dedicated and very determined woman than to plant this easy-to-grow, 100% reliable, long flowering bottlebrush.

Vivid scarlet brushes entice mobs of honeyeaters all spring; the dense bright green foliage and soft new growth give protection and nesting sites for small birds.

Planted as a mid-height hedge or screen, it thrives in cool to warm climates, likes full sun, doesn’t mind wet or dry soils, is seaside-friendly and is moderately frost hardy.

Clip hard after flowering for a formal effect, or do an occasional trim for a more natural look. Grows to 3m high.

  • Hardy and Easy Care
  • Bird attracting
  • Moderately Frost Hardy
  • Coastal gardens
  • Native gardens

Every plant sold will contribute royalties to the charity that bears her name (details on the label). 

We recommend you use a good quality Native potting mix If planting in containers. 

See our range of Native plant fertilisers