Botanical Name: Callistemon ‘Little John’
Blood red, bottlebrush-like flower spikes cover this dwarf evergreen shrub from spring into summer. In warm, temperate regions, it will continue to bloom intermittently throughout the year. A densely branched habit with blue-green leaves that have a citrus scent when crushed. The versatile compact size is perfect for today’s smaller gardens.
Light Needs: Full sun
Water Needs: Once established, water occasionally; more in extreme heat or containers.
Key Feature: Flowering Waterwise Shrub
Blooms: Spring to summer; nearly year-round in temperate regions