'Little John' has rich red bottlebrush blooms on compact plants to just 3 feet tall by 5 feet wide. The foliage is blue-green. Full to part sun. Best in well-drained soil.
Common Name: Dwarf Bottlebrush
Family: Myrtaceae (The Myrtle Family)
Zone Hardiness: 8-11
Light: Full Sun
Primary Bloom Colour: Red
Secondary Bloom Colour:
Bloom Time: Summer
Soil Moisture: Average
Benefits: Butterflies, Hummingbirds
Deer Resistant: Unknown
BC Native: No
Native Habitat: Average to moist soils in sun.
Geogrpahical Origin: Asia and the Pacific - Australasia
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