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Callistemon viminalis Pink (Weeping Bottlebrush) seeds - RP Seeds

Callistemon viminalis Pink (Weeping Bottlebrush) seeds


Pink version of the very showy and elegant weeping Bottlebrush with beautiful, pale pink flowers hanging from arching branches. Proving pretty hardy in the UK to -5C, grow it in a sheltered spot or against a south facing wall for a spectacular summer display.

Hardy Shrub - (to -5C)
Flowers: Spring and summer
Height: 2-8m
Position: Full sun

Packet of 100 seeds



Sowing Instructions: Sow at any time of the year.  Sow onto the surface of moist, free-draining seed compost (eg. John Innes). Do not cover seed and do not exclude light which is beneficial to germination. Propagate at 13 to 18C in a propagator, greenhouse or on a windowsill indoors sealed in a polythene bag. Germination should begin to take place in 14 to 60 days. As soon as some of the seedlings begin to emerge, ventilate gradually, maintain a temperature of around 13C and take care not to over-water.

Growing Instructions: Grow the seedlings on, shaded lightly from direct sunlight and when large enough to handle, pot up individually into 8 or 9cm pots. When large enough, plant out into well-drained soil in a sunny position. Young plants will need protection from frost for the first few winters. If planted outside, wrap in fleece and if in pots, move to a cold, well-ventilated greenhouse.

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