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PlantFiles: Purple Bottle Brush Tree
Callistemon 'Jeffers'

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Family: Myrtaceae (mir-TAY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Callistemon (kal-lis-STEE-mon) (Info)
Cultivar: Jeffers

2 members have or want this plant for trade.

Category:
Perennials
Shrubs
Trees

Height:
8-10 ft. (2.4-3 m)
10-12 ft. (3-3.6 m)
12-15 ft. (3.6-4.7 m)

Spacing:
Unknown - Tell us

Hardiness:
USDA Zone 8b: to -9.4 C (15 F)
USDA Zone 9a: to -6.6 C (20 F)
USDA Zone 9b: to -3.8 C (25 F)
USDA Zone 10a: to -1.1 C (30 F)
USDA Zone 10b: to 1.7 C (35 F)
USDA Zone 11: above 4.5 C (40 F)

Sun Exposure:
Full Sun

Danger:
Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Color:
Magenta (Pink-Purple)
Purple

Bloom Time:
Blooms repeatedly

Foliage:
Evergreen

Other details:
This plant is attractive to bees, butterflies and/or birds
Drought-tolerant; suitable for xeriscaping

Soil pH requirements:
Unknown - Tell us

Patent Information:
Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:
Unknown - Tell us

Seed Collecting:
Unknown - Tell us

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Profile:

1 positive
No neutrals
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive palmbob On Apr 15, 2005, palmbob from Acton, CA (Zone 8b) wrote:

Very attractive purple to magenta flowers- flowers most of the year, but seems to be really great in spring.

Regional...

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Alpine, California
Vista, California
Cabo Rojo, Puerto Rico
Brownsville, Texas



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