OTHER: BOTTLEBRUSH LITTLE JOHN
LATIN NAME: CALLISTEMON 'LITTLE JOHN'
This dwarf bottlebrush shrub has blue-green foliage and releases deep red bottlebrush-shaped flowers from spring into summer. In warmer climates, the blooms can reappear throughout the year. When the leaves are crushed, it creates a citrus fragrance. This shrub slowly grows to be 3 feet tall and 5 feet wide.
Amount of Sunlight: Full sun
Amount of Water: Needs occasional watering once established; more is needed in extreme heat and in containers
Soil Conditions: well-drained soil, rich in organic matter
Cold Hardiness Zone: 8-11
Follow a regular watering schedule during the first growing season to establish a deep, extensive root system. Provide well-drained soil, rich in organic matter.