Descriptions of Registered Cultivars
ORIGIN: This plant was grown from seed purchased as Callistemon pallidus by the applicant Mr Glen Wilson around 1990 and has been in cultivation since then. Application received in October 2006.
DESCRIPTION: This is an open, low spreading shrub which grows to approximately 1 metre high by 1.5 metres wide with grey green foliage. The large bottle brush flowers appear in October-November. Individual flowers are dusty pink/pale mauve and are 100mm long and 50mm in diameter.
DIAGNOSIS: A most attractive low spreading shrub with an unusual dusty pink/pale mauve flower colour.
COLOUR CODE: RHS 1995
Leaves ; Green Group 138A
Flowers: Red Purple Group 70B fading to 64B
CULTIVATION: It is adaptable to a wide range of soil types and shows a high degree of frost hardiness, though may suffer frost damage to the younger shoot growth when grown in areas that experience severe frost. Moderately drought hardy. Strikes easily from cuttings.
REFERENCE SPECIMENS: ACC1191, ACRA1201, CBG/CANB 678161
ACCEPTED FOR REGISTRATION ON: 1 January 2008